Botanical Source: Equisetum Arvense
Used Part: Root,Leaf
Specification: 7%, 2% Silica, 4:1, straight powder
Appearance: Brown Yellow powder
Test Method: HPLC/TLC
Bulk density: 0.35-0.75g/mL
About the product:
Equisetum (horsetail, snake grass, puzzle grass) is the only living genus in Equisetaceae, a family of vascular plants that reproduce by spores rather than seeds. According to Herbs 2000, horsetail is related to plants that were around during the dinosaur era and are believed to have been as tall as 40 feet or more. In the middle Ages, horsetail clumps were used as scouring pads because of their silicon content.
Horsetail is an herbal supplement that contains the highest known content of silicon of any herb. Because of its silicon content, horsetail is well known in anti-aging beauty aids that are promoted by many of Hollywood's actors and actresses. Horsetail extract will also help you to heal quickly from conditions including sprains and torn ligaments, arthritis, tuberculosis and ulcers, and aid in maintaining healthy hair.
Horsetail is valued for its high content of mineral; especially Silica which makes it of value in promoting healing and new growth in connective tissue: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, cartilage degeneration, lung, skin, and kidney tissue degeneration. Restrains infection and discharges. Bladder infection, Interstitial cystitis. Neurogenic bladder, difficult or scanty urination. Incontinence. Bladder discharges, Prostatitis. Stomach ulcers. Leg and skin ulcers and degenerative skin conditions (internal and external). Poor nails, hair. Degenerative lung disease.
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