What is horsetail(Equisetum arvense (L)) and it's super function?


Applications and Properties:


Horsetail Equisetum arvense Equiseti herba bottlebrushEase the pain of rheumatism and stimulate the healing of chilblains.
Benefit for cardiovascular problems.
functional cosmetic and hair remedy.
Stop Bleeding.
Silicon from horsetail promotes the growth and stability of the skeletal structure.
Used for conjunctivitis (inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that coats the inner aspect of the eyelids and the outer surface of the eye) due to pathogenic wind-heat, nebula.


Equisetum is an excellent genito-urinary system astringent. mild diuretic treatment of frequency of urination,incontinence and bed-wetting in children,metabolic or hormonal oedema during the menopause,inflammation or benign enlargement of the prostate gland.
Dosage:Cold water infusion:1 tablespoon per cup of water for 10 hours or 5 minute decoction followed by 15 minute infusion;or 1:1 fresh + dry liquid extract: 20-60 drops 1-4 times per day in a little water. Note: It is best used as a tea.

Safety and Toxicity:

Horsetail Equisetum arvense Equiseti herba bottlebrushContraindications:Chronic ingestion of this herb can decrease the level of thiamin or B1 due to thiaminase content. Beriberi is the sign of chronic toxicity. This herb should not be consumed long term or by pregnant women. The diuretic effect can cause loss of potassium.


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  • Name:Horsetail Extract
  • Serie No:S-013.
  • Specifications:Organic Silica 7~8%HPLC.
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:275-123-8
  • CAS:71011-23-9
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Equisetum Arvense Extract is an extract of the sterile caules of the horsetail,Equisetum arvense,Equisetaceae.
  • Other Names:Equisetum arvense,Equiseti herba,Bottle Brush Herb,Herb of Bottle Brush,Herb of Common horsetail,Herb of Field Horsetail,Wen Jing.

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