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Field Horsetail Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses

Field Horsetail

Scientific Name: Equisetum Arvense

Properties: Antibacterial, Diuretic, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Astringent, Anti-microbial, Demulcent, Coagulant

What is Field Horsetail?

Field horsetail is the Equisetum arvense plant, a perennial long-stalked plant that grows in meadows and swamps and spreads by spores. Field horsetail is generally considered a weed and is grown all over the world but has been used for thousands of years in herbal medicine.1,2

Field Horsetail Health Uses and Health Benefits

Originally, field horsetail uses were for treating wounds and ulcers as it has benefits for skin health. Field horsetail can also be used for skin conditions like acne and eczema as well as a variety of arthritic conditions. Field horsetail also has benefits as a diuretic for kidney health and a circulation-booster for heart health.2

References

  1. http://www.borealforest.org/ferns/fern4.htm 
  2. https://articles.mercola.com/herbs-spices/horsetail.aspx

CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends Field Horsetail for:

Acne Effective
Arthritis Effective
Boils Effective
Cold (Common Cold) Effective
Gout Effective
Osteoporosis Effective
Psoriasis Effective

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