Botanical Name: Equisetum arvense
Horsetail was used traditionally to stop bleeding, heal ulcers and wounds, and treat tuberculosis and kidney problems. It has had other uses during the ages including as an ingredient in shampoos, skincare products, and in dietary supplements. The German E commission describes its use for urinary tract problems and as a diuretic.
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