Natural Efe/ Horsetail Herb Tea 50g

Natural Efe/ Horsetail Herb Tea 50g

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Natural Efe/ Horsetail Herb Tea 50g

Weight : 50g

Horsetail is a medicinal plant from the Equisetum arvense species that is very commonly used as a home remedy to treat fluid retention, for weight loss, and to strengthen the bones. Due to its anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects, Horsetail can also be used to help with treatment of kidney stones and urinary tract infections.

Horsetail tea prepared with a dry stem is the method most used to consume the plant.
Although it has several diverse health benefits, horsetail use can also cause side effects, especially if it is used in high doses or for over a week. It can cause a strong headache or pancreatitis, for example. Therefore, use should always be guided by a doctor or a health professional with experience in medicinal plants.
What it is used for
Horsetail contains diuretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, healing and re-mineralizing properties. Therefore it can be used to achieve many health benefits.
The main used of horsetail are:
1. Treat fluid retention
Horsetail possess diuretic effects due to its high amounts of flavonoids, like quercetin e apigenin, phenolic compounds and mineral salts, all which help to increase the production and elimination of fluid through the urine. This treat swelling and
fluid retention.
2. Help with weight loss
Horsetail helps with weight loss due to its composition of antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, detox substances and diuretics, like flavonoids and caffeic acid. These substances help to burn localized fat and help with the elimination of fluids that can cause weight gain.
In addition, caffeic acid found in horsetail has a thermogenic effect, which helps to boost metabolism and burn fat, ultimately leading to weight loss.
3. Treat urinary infections

Due to its diuretic effect, horsetail can be useful for treating urinary infections and other renal or urinary problems, like cystitis or nephritis. This is because by stimulating the elimination of urine, this plan will also promote the elimination of bacteria that are causing these illnesses through the urinary tract.
4. Decrease blood pressure
Horsetail helps to decrease blood pressure due to its diuretic effect, which increases the elimination of fluid from the body. This results in a reduction is fluid in the blood vessels, which also decreases the force at which the heart has to against to pump blood, decreasing blood pressure.
5. Maintain bone health
Horsetail is rich in minerals like calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium, which are minerals that are fundamental for strengthening the bones and maintaining their health.
In addition, some lab studies show that horsetail can prevent the breakdown of bones and actually stimulate their growth and regeneration. This prevents the development of illnesses like osteoporosis, osteopenia and Ricketts, for example. 

Other studies show that due to its high levels of silica, horsetail can also improve the formation, density and consistency of bones and cartilage, as well as increase the synthesis of collagen and improve the absorption of calcium in the bones.
6. Improve the appearance of skin and fingernails
The silica present in horsetail can reduce fragility and the appearance of waves in the fingernails. It also increases the hydration and strengthens fingernails, which helps to improve their overall appearance.

In addition, horsetail also as astringent, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which contribute to the improvement of skin quality. It fights off free radicals that cause cellular damage and cause early aging, and also helps to reduce oil in the skin and prevent the appearance of acne.
7. Eliminate fungi and bacteria
Some studies show that horsetail contains essential oils like thymol and cineole, which are able to eliminate fungi (especially skin fungus, like Candida sp.) and bacteria like:

● Escherichia coli which causes urinary infections, and
● Staphylococcus aureus which causes lung, skin and bone infections.