Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
whole herb :: dried :: leaf + stem :: 1/4 ounce
for things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them :: thích nhat hanh
Tiny trees resembling tails. Not that of a horse, but rather whorls of hair-like leaves that crave the damp and grow like weeds.
latin name Equisetum arvense traditional chinese medicine Mu Zei other common names shavegrass, bottle brush part stem, leaf color green, brown form dried properties diuretic, hemostatic, vulnerary, mineralizer, astringent energetics cooling, drying, slightly constricting sacred/magical strength, protection, anti-aging, fertility chakra second, sacral, svadhisthana aromatherapy uplifting, soothing, clarifying warnings generally safe; use caution when pregnant constituents silica, manganese, calcium, iron, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, alkaloids, fatty acids, phytosterols, glycosides, phenolic acids, aconite acid meridians/systems bladder, kidney, intestines, skin, bones, lung
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