Botanical Name: Equisetum arvense
Components: An ancient plant that has been around since prehistoric times, horsetail grows bushy stems that resemble a horse’s tail. It is rich in silica, a natural abrasive.
Overview: Horsetail’s abundance of silicon contributes to healthy bones, cartilage, tendons, and connective tissue. Silicon may assist in preventing osteoporosis.
Uses: The dried herb may be used as a tea, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated.