Equisetum arvense is the scientific name of the perennial plant Horsetail, belonging to the fami...
Equisetum arvense is the scientific name of the perennial plant Horsetail, belonging to the family Equisetaceae. Commonly referred to as field horsetail, common horsetail, and Akersnelle, this plant is believed to have originated from Europe and Northern Asia. Today, it also grows in America.
Parts Used: Herb Certified Organic Country of Origin: Croatia
Uses and Benefits:
Skin, Hair and Nail Health
Horsetail is the source of:
Horsetail has been used in traditional European medicine for centuries as a powerful tonic for urinary system and kidney health. Horsetail has also traditionally been used to ease various women’s problems. Also, it has been used in remedies to promote skin and hair health.
Horsetail is widely used in contemporary remedies to promote a healthy urinary system as well as to balance cholesterol levels. Some studies have verified the beneficial effects of Horsetail on skin, nails, and hair. Moreover, Horsetail is well-known as a plant for supporting women’s health and stimulating the kidneys.
The name “arvense” comes from the Latin word "arvum", which means "ploughed", referencing the growth of the plant in arable soil. The common name " horsetail" references the appearance of the plant, which looks like a horse's tail.
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