Horsetail is a popular fern that has been used as an herbal remedy since the times of the Greek and Roman Empires.
It is believed to have multiple medicinal properties and is mostly used to improve skin, hair, and bone health.
It is a perennial fern that belongs to the genus Equisetaceae.
The plant contains numerous beneficial compounds that confer it multiple health-promoting effects. Of these, antioxidants and silica stand out.
Horsetail is mostly consumed in the form of tea, which is made by steeping the dried herb in hot water.
Horsetail’s potential benefits:
Supports bone health
Acts as a natural diuretic
Promotes wound healing and nail health
Promotes hair growth