What is Horsetail “Equisetum” Extract?

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To keep it simple, equisetum extract is the extract of the entire herb known as horsetail. Horsetail, known under the genus name Equisetum, is an herb that grows around the world and has been used for centuries to treat a multitude of physical ailments. There are several different species associated with horsetail depending where in the world the herb is being harvested from. Equisetum arvense is the name for common horsetail, and this is usually

How Horsetail and Silica Builds Stronger Nails

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We have heard how horsetail is good for bladder infections, kidney infections, and kidney stones. There are a vast number of recent studies that are indicating very positive results in horsetail aiding in everything from heart disease to anxiety. But there are very good external uses that studies are shedding light with horsetail. External Uses Of Horsetail Horsetail is made up of a lot of healing agents that are bound within its properties. It can be made into

Is Horsetail Extract Good for Skin?

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Horsetail is an amazing herb that contains tons of minerals, anti-inflammatories, and flavonoids that can be used to help so many problems in your body. But does that include your skin? The largest organ of your body, your first line of defense against outside forces, and youthful appearance? The short answer is yes. So, is horsetail extract good for skin and can it be used as an anti-aging supplement? Skin Health Just from that list, you can

Horsetail Benefits For Infections: Respiratory, Urinary Tract, and More

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What Is Horsetail? Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) healing properties date way back to Roman and Greek civilization where it was once thought to help ulcers, wounds and kidney problems. It derived from a group of grass plants from the Equisetaceae family that has been around 400 million years. It dates before dinosaurs and is so tough that it is the ONLY plant that survived this many years. In fact,  it is deemed as a “living fossil”. It

Horsetail and Silica (Silicon) Bone Health Benefits

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.Do you or someone you know suffer from osteoporosis, arthritis, or bone density related conditions? If so, horsetail is a remedy that may be of interest to you. Bone density-related conditions primarily affect postmenopausal women and older individuals. As the body begins to age, our bone density becomes the most vulnerable at this age. This is why it is critical to pay attention to our bone health and listen to what the body tells us.Horsetail

Horsetail For Cramps And Inflammatory Pains

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Horsetail is a herb that has been around for over 400 million years. It has been used in medicine by multiple ancient civilizations, for example, Romans, Greeks and the Chinese. There are several species of horsetail. If you are considering to use it for any kind of health issues, you should always consult with a herbalist or a botanist who know how to identify the right one. The type of horsetail that is considered to

Gardening Tips: How to Get Rid of Horsetail Reed

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Horsetail reed is a rush-like plant that grows up to 4 feet in height. Although horsetail reed can be an attractive addition to your home landscape, it’s an incredibly invasive species. Horsetail reed’s reproduction is a double-threat since it both produces spores and expands with rhizomes. It can quickly take over large parts of your yard, and once it’s there, it can be tough to get out. It’s especially frustrating if horsetail reed is invading

Horsetail for Hair Growth and Health

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Are you balding? Is your hair becoming thin and brittle? Or has your hair lost its lustrous sheen it once had? You’re not alone. Hair problems can become consuming and stressful for people, especially since your hair is one of the first things people see when they look at you. Thankfully for you, you live in the 21st century where you can find an assortment of remedies to help your hair issues. One of the

How To Grow Horsetail (Equisetum) Reed & Care For It

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About Horsetail Reed & Why It's Popular Horsetail reed, also known as Puzzlegrass, is a perennial plant, that is growing in popularity. It provides an oriental look to pools and courtyards and is especially popular as a form of low hedging. It looks like bamboo, though it only grows to about four feet tall. It most commonly used to provide a low hedge or as a statement piece in the garden. This article will examine

Horsetail Tea: How To Make, Hair Growth, Benefits, and More

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You may have heard of taking a horsetail extract supplement for anti-aging benefits but tea is becoming the latest trend. This amazing plant has been found to improve the health and wellness of those who drink it as a tea. So, we wanted to write an informative article that explains how to make horsetail tea and what benefits can you see from drinking it. What Is Horsetail? As homeopathic remedies continue to surge in popularity, something to

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