Equisetum arvense (Field Horsetail)

Equisetum arvense

Hattaway, Bobby. “Field Horsetail.” Discover Life. Discoverlife.org, 2011. Web. 19 Feb. 2016.

Scientific Name  Equisetum arvense
Common Names  Field Horsetail, Horsetail
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Whole Plant (No Roots)
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Whole Plant- diuretic, treats osteoporosis(thinning bone), helps pass kidney  stones
Used to treat  Kidney/Diuretics, Skin

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