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Horsetail Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Scouringrush Horsetail
Botanical Name
Equisetum Hyemale
Chinese Name
Mu Zei
Homeopathic Name
Equisetum Hyemale   -   Mother Tincture

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Horsetail

Avoid in case of Blood Deficiency and Polyuria.
Do not use during pregnancy.
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Equisetum Hyemale is a grass.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to One Meter.

Best used for Calcium Deficiency
How does the high proportion of silicic acid in Horsetail convert to Calcium? You ' ll probably have to study nuclear physics or nuclear chemistry.

Equisetum Hyemale : Mu Zei
Meridians associated : Lung and Liver.


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Materia Medica for Horsetail

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N s prasanna ( INDIA/KANATAKA )
17 Jul 2016
I have got frequent urination problem for the past 25 days. Ony today I have started taking equsitum twice. How much time it will take to reach on the body?
08 Aug 2016
N s
Why are you taking this herb, did any one prescribed you? How much dosage have you been taking ? How long has it been that you are taking this herb ?
Krishna kumar ( India/Delhi )
24 Jul 2017
I am having frequent urination and very painful urination during night I was prescribed equisetum Q by a homeopath . On the first dose the pain subsided immediately but the effect is less and less every night and on the fourth night the effect is very less .

What do I do now
Md ajaz
26 Dec 2017
Take thuja 30 once daily for seven days along with hydrangea q 10 drop in water thrice daily and equisitum q twice daily .all for seven days .than after seven days thuja 200 once in a week for one month.doseage of thuja 3 drops in water in early morning....this prescription helped me alot.
Sumitra ( Odisha )
08 Jul 2018
Urinerary burning and heavy lower pain
Mumtaz ( Pakistan )
19 Apr 2019
I have nocturia.Frequent urination at night. Kindly suggest any effective homeopathic remedy
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