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Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
Horsetail is most often used in tea, tinctures and encapsulations.
The primary use of the herb is as a diuretic which gently causes stimulating increased urinary flow. This herb helps "flush" infectious bacteria out of the bladder without altering the body's balance of electrolytes.
Horsetail contains an impressive amount of silicon, a chemical element critical in the growth and regeneration of bone and connective tissues. For this reason, horsetail is regarded as one of the best herbs for treating bone fractures and tendon and ligament injuries.
*****When taking horsetail powder for its diuretic effect, be sure to drink extra water for maximum benefit. Avoid if there are kidney stones. Don't take horsetail herb if you take an ACE inhibitor for high blood pressure and you have congestive heart failure, as the combination of the herb and the drug can cause accumulation of excessive potassium. Not recommended while pregnant.
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