Horsetail (called also Shavegrass) is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant, coagulant, demulcent, diuretic and astringent activity.
Horsetail contain large amounts of silica and silicic acids. Silica is used by the body in the production and repair of connective tissues while accelerating the healing of broken bones. Our bodies use silica to maintain and repair the nails, hair, skin, eyes and cell walls.
Horsetail is also used for its diuretic and astringent properties, making it a useful treatment for cystitis, bladder and prostate problems, and kidney stones.
Horsetail, has been shown to possess haemolytic (blood clotting) and antibiotic activity, propertiesthat contribute to the healing process.
Horsetail also supplies calcium to the body, and is rich in several other minerals that the body uses to rebuild injured tissue.
Horsetail (silica) reduces the risk of excessive bleeding and contributes to the building of healthy blood cells.
Research has shown that Horsetail increases the number of phagocytes which improves the functioning of the entire immune system.
Bronchitis, lung and respiratory tract disorders have been shown to be helped by Horsetail, which increases the functioning and elasticity of lung tissues.
Horsetail contains 5% of the saponin equisetonin, and several flavone glycosides, including isoquercitrin, galuteolin, and equisetrin, which most likely account for its diuretic activity. Horsetail also contains Aconitic acid, calcium, PABA, fatty acids, fluorine, vitamin B-5 and zinc.
Preparation and dosage:
In a cup add 1 teaspoon, pour boiling water, brew covered for about 10-15 minutes, strain it and drink it 1-2 times a day
Ingredients: 100% Organic Equisetum arvense
Country of Origin: Poland
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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