Horsetail

horsetail
Fig. 75. Horsetail (left - cut the stem).

Horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.) is a wild plant. Contains silicic acid, saponins and flavonoids. Infusion broth and liquid extract grass (1/2 teaspoonful 4-6 times a day) is used as a diuretic edema, exudative pleuritis, and as hemostatic means at gemorroidalnyh and uterine bleeding. Contraindicated in nephritis, and neproshenyh.