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


Equisetum giganteum basic info
Scientific Name: Equisetum giganteum L..
Family: Equisetaceae.
Genus: Equisetum.
Description: Equisetum giganteum, is a species of horsetail native to South America and Central America, from central Chile east to Brazil and north to Southern Mexico. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant, used in water gardens and containers. Known by the common name "Southern giant horsetail". - for more info about Equisetum giganteum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Equisetum giganteum
*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 giganteum in other websites
Equisetum giganteum 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 giganteum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Equisetum giganteum - See link.


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