equisetum arvense


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horsetail

A strange plant that starts with having fertile off-white beige stalks with scaly fingers on top in the spring, which wither and get replaced by non-fertile green stems resembling horse tails. These plants are very high in silica, but not as absorbable as bamboo, which has 7 times more useable silica. Fresh horsetail contains and enzyme that robs the body of vitamin B, so do not take large amounts. Horsetail is used in treating urinary tract infections, prostate inflammation, very good astringent for stopping bleeding, blood coagulation (thickens blood), helps broken bones heal faster, brittle nails and hair, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcers, anemia. Boil in water for clearing skin, acne and soaking feet. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. High amounts toxic.
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(2014) Equisetum arvense (common horsetail) modulates the function of inflammatory immunocompetent cells.
The plant Salvia offisinalis showed the highest values in total phenols against the plant Equisetum arvense which showed the lowest value.
Table 1 Fern and lycophyte plastomes sequenced to date (from various sources, including GenBank, National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA) Species Base Genes Pairs Ferns Adiantum capillus-veneris 150,568 130 Alsophila spinulosa 156,661 133 Angiopteris evecta 153,901 141 Cheilanthes lindheimeri 155,770 Not specified Equisetum arvense 133,309 132 Equisetum hyemale 131,760 132 Lygodium japonicum 157,260 131 Marsilea crenata 151,628 129 Ophioglossum californicum 138,270 130 Psilotum nudum 138,829 150 Pteridium aquilinum 152,362 Not specified Lycophytes Huperzia lucidula 154,373 129 Isoetes flaccida 145,303 136 Selaginella moellendorfii 143,780 Not specified Selaginella uncinata 144,170 Not specified Species Associated reference Ferns Adiantum capillus-veneris Wolf et al.
Ultrastructural study of X-ray irradiated spores of Equisetum arvense L.
Table 1: Herbal and nutritional tablet Herb Total Galium aparine, whole plant dry 3 g Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, leaf dry 1.1 g Equisetum arvense whole plant dry 500 mg Quercetin 100 mg Thiamine hydrochloride (B1) 15 mg Pyridoxine hydrochloride (B6) 13 mg d-alpha--Tocpheroll acid succinate Equiv.
Metabolism of horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.) has relatively small need for micro and macro elements and the rather poorer soils suit it better (Andersson et al., 1999).
John's-wort (Hypericum Perforatum L.), Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense L.) And Their Comparison of Antioxidant Efficacy
Equisetum arvense L.: P41205 Equisetum fluviatile L.: P40104 Equisetum hyemale L.: P40315
Ex Nutt.) leaves 14% Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon fruit 10.4 Aiton) Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra Muhl.) bark 17 Horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.) whole plant 22.3 Stinging nettle (Urtico dioica L.) leaves/stems 4.35 Juniper (Juniperus communis L.) fruit 6.2 Antibiotic Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus [LD.sub.50] ** effects *** foetidus (L.) Salisb.
Herbaceous species and graminoids occurring in the open areas of this habitat include Agrimonia parviflora, Agrostis gigantea, Carex blanda, Carex granularis, Carex rulpinoidea, Desmodium canadense, Elfmus virginicus, Equisetum arvense, Juncus dudleyi, Leersia virginica, Lobelia inflata, L.