(Equisetum arvense) Native Americans used this to promote wound healing, like, burns, urinary complaints, and kidney dysfunctions. It is very useful in sitz baths, aiding peripheral vascular disorders, chilblains, post-thrombotic swelling and to treat ligaments and tendons after ankle sprains and fractures. Promotes bone growth and collegen formation, two important functions for menopausal women. Contains a high content of minerals, like calcium which promotes rebuilding of body tissue. Increases calcium absorption which promotes healthy skin and strengthens bone, hair, nails and teeth.
Properties include: Aconitic Acid, Calcium, Copper, Equisitine, Fatty Acids, Fluorine, Nicotine, Pantothenic Acid, Para-Aminobenzoic Acid, Silica, Sodium, Starch and Zinc.