Horsetail have an unusual chemistry compared to most other plants. It is rich in silica, contain several alkaloids (including nicotine) and various minerals. Horsetail is very astringent and makes an excellent clotting agent, staunching wounds, stopping nosebleeds and reducing the coughing up of blood.
- Also known as: Equisetum arvense, scouring rush, shavegrass, and Field Horsetail
- Not filtered – crude extract of first extraction!