Horsetail

(Equiseti herba)

In ancient times it was used for various purposes, and, due to its abrasive properties, the Indians polished their arrows with it, while later for centuries, it was used for polishing tin dishes. Today we know silicic acid was the one that made the dishes shine. And that the herb has exceptional healing properties. It is believed that, during the Paleozoic, the oldest era of the planet Earth, horsetail was a giant plant, the most dominant, that it grew fifteen meters in height. Today, this is a perennial plant that reaches up to half a meter. Horsetail is a diuretic, it stimulates the expulsion of accumulated fluid from the body and purifies it. That is why it is great for cellulite and fatty deposits on the hips. The diuretic effect of this plant helps with swelling of the legs and edema caused by injuries or diabetes. Horsetail protects the urinary tract because it prevents the formation of stones. It can reduce the pre-existing stones, and speed up their expulsion. It is very useful in inflammation of the urinary tract and bleeding, as it eases painful urination and prevents inflammation of the kidneys and prostate.

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