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Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense)

Horsetail TeaHorsetail (Equisetum Arvense) is one of the oldest known herbal remedies famous for its vast variety of therapeutic properties. This is the only survived specie which belongs to an ancient family of plants living millions of years ago. Horsetail known also as Mare’s tale, Shave Grass, Bottlebrush, Paddock pipes, Candock and other names, is a very common plant throughout Northern hemisphere. Medicinal properties and health benefits of horsetail were discovered and studied by Galen, a famous physician who lived in the Roman Empire. This medicinal herb also plays an important role in Traditional Chinese medicine and modern Japanese alternative medicine. (more…)