Horsetail Herb, Shavegrass

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Horsetail Herb, Shavegrass

 Equisetum arvense,

 Making Horsetail Tea & Extracts are the most common uses for this amazing herb. Horsetail can also be made into tinctures and salves. If one doesn't prefer tea or tincture, the powdered Horsetail can be used to make capsules or pills.

"Tame the Spirit" Herbs are always organic, Wild Harvested or Farm Grown using NON GMO seed and no pesticides. Always unprocessed with no additives or preservatives. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy!

Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! As shown in our pictures, we also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs.

Horsetail is a group of plants from the Equisetaceae family, a family that has been around for around 400 million years. Horsetail is seen as a “living fossil,” its existence goes back even before the dinosaurs. Horsetail used as an herbal remedy dates back to ancient Roman and Greek times where it was used for a variety of ailments. The plant is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant, coagulant, demulcent, diuretic and astringent activity.

Horsetail is a herbaceous, perennial plant easily thriving and taking over in certain environments. Farmers in particular can find the plant invasive when it appears in food crop fields. It can be very hard to eradicate. It is an easy herb to grow although care should be taking to avoid unwanted spreading.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.