Shavegrass Herb - Horsetail, Equisetum arvense, cut and sifted Organic, Starwest brand, 1lb
|Botanical Name||Equisetum arvense
||One Pound (1 lb.)|
Horsetail is strongly astringent and has been used for both internal and external wounds. It has been used as a diuretic aiding kidney infection, dropsy, and gravel, and is beneficial to the prostate. Horsetail helps facilitate the use of calcium in the body. It increases the production of of urine and shrinks inflamed mucus tissue.
Studies have shown that fracture bones will heal much faster when horsetail is taken. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids while taking this herb.
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