Horsetail ( Equisetum arvense ) has a tradition of use as a urinary tract herb to aid bladder tone and support urinary tract mucous membrane health. A herbal remedy dating back to Ancient Roman and Greek Medicine times, the name Equisetum is derived from the Latin roots equs, meaning ‘horse,’ and seta, meaning ‘bristle.’
The plant`s stems are rich in silica and silicic acids, an important protein found in connective tissue, skin, bone, cartilage, and ligaments.
Horsetail is thought to contain the highest amount of silica of all known herbs. Silica is found in connective tissues throughout the body and is important in the building and normal repair of healthy connective tissue. Horsetail has diuretic and astringent properties so is particularly suited to tone and soothe the urinary tract. Horsetail has traditionally been used to assist bedwetting in children
This herb has diuretic and astringent properties. It has traditionally been used in Europe for its ability to tone the organs of the urinary tract and soothe the bladder.
Each ‘preservative free’ capsule contains 360mg of Equisetum arvense herb powder.
For adults: take three to four capsules with a meal three times daily. For children aged 6-12 years: take one capsule with a meal twice daily.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.