Frontier Natural Products, Organic Cut & Sifted Horsetail Herb (Shavegrass), 16 oz (453 g)13 Reviews
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1.82 lbs (0.83 kg)
- Product Code: FRO-00968
- UPC Code: 089836009685
- Package Quantity: 16 oz (453 g)
- Dimensions: 9 x 2.5 x 8.2 in, 1.05 lbs (0.48 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.11
- USDA Organic
- Equisetum Arvense
- Herbal Supplement
- Certified Organic by QAI
Horsetail is also known as scouring rush, shavegrass, bottlebrush or pewter wort. Because of its large quantity of silica, it was used to clean metal. Our horsetail consists of the sterile, aerial parts harvested in the summer months between June and August.
A perennial grass that is dimorphic, having a fertile stem in the spring which dies back and is replaced by a sterile stem in early summer. The fertile stem is brownish in color, shorter and unbranched. The sterile stem is green with whorls of needle-like leaves and jointed stems.
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Horsetail herb (shavegrass)(certified organic equisetum arvense)
Safety Guideline: Equisetum arvense should not be used by persons with cardiac or renal dysfunction. Not recommended for long-term use or use by children. Do not exceed recommended dosage.
|Serving Size: 2 tsp (1.3 g)|
|Servings Per Container: About 359|
|Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrates||1 g||<1%*|
|Organic Horsetail, cut (herb)||1.3 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established
iHerb Customer Reviews
I drink tea made with Horsetail herb since I read on Natural News that it helps counteract effect of chemtrails. And we have chemtrails going on our sky every day now, sometimes all day long, lots of poison going down on us.
I'd been buying horsetail tea in tea bags but this is so much better value. I've been drinking it every day for a a couple of week now and it hasn't made a dent in the massive bag. WOW, it tastes great too, very refreshing and light. Good for hair skin and nails because it's full of silica.