Standardized: Horsetail Extract
Botanical Source: Equisetum avense
Appearance: Brown Fine Powder
Loss on Drying: not more than 5.0%
Package: 25 kg per paper drum
- Medicinal Use: Horsetail is used for “fluid retention” (edema), kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, the inability to control urination (incontinence), and general disturbances of the kidney and bladder.
It is also used for balding; tuberculosis; jaundice; hepatitis; brittle fingernails; joint diseases; gout; osteoarthritis; weak bones (osteoporosis); frostbite; weight loss; heavy menstrual periods; and uncontrolled bleeding (hemorrhage) of the nose, lung, or stomach.
Horsetail is applied directly to the skin to treat wounds and burns.