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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Equisetum arvense?
If you know websites containing any information about Equisetum arvense please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Equisetum arvense and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Equisetum arvense.


Equisetum arvense basic info
Scientific Name: Equisetum arvense L..
Family: Equisetaceae.
Genus: Equisetum.
Common names in English: field horsetail.
Description: Equisetum arvense, is a herbaceous perennial plant, native throughout the arctic and temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Known as the field horsetail or common horsetail. The herb has been used in traditional Austrian medicine internally as tea, or externally as baths or compresses, for treatment of disorders of the skin, locomotor system, kidneys and urinary tract, rheumatism and gout. - for more info about Equisetum arvense See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Equisetum arvense
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Equisetum arvense in other websites
Equisetum arvense common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Equisetum arvense - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Equisetum arvense - See link.


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