The above ground parts of horsetail are used to make medicine.Horsetail is used for fluid retention, kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, the horsetail inability to control urination and general disturbances of the kidney and bladder.
Horsetail is applied directly to the skin to treat wounds and burns.There have been reports of horsetail products being contaminated with a related plant called Equisetum palustre.Horsetail contains chemicals that can poison cattle, but toxicity in people has not been proven.
1> Horsetail extract Silica acid has a good action on diuresis.
2> Horsetail extract can be used in relieving the pain caused by liver disease.
3> Horsetail extract can be a treatment of vomiting blood, cough, asthma and gonorrhea.
4> Horsetail extract is also used to stop the bleeding of wounds and promote rapid healing.
5> Horsetail extract is a folk remedy for kidney and bladder troubles, arthritis, bleeding ulcers, and tuberculosis.