Gemmotherapy Equisetum arvense (Horse tail)
Equisetum arvense or Horse tail, is a close relative of the fern, and is a non-flowering weed found throughout parts of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. The plant is a perennial and has hollow stems and shoots that looks like asparagus. The aboveground parts of horse tail (fresh or dry) and mainly used for medicinal purposes. 
- Stops bleeding and has astringent properties
- Diuretic- increases urinary volume
- Vascular protector- promotes the growth of elastic fibres and maintains the elasticity of arteries/veins
- Musculoskeletal: Osteoporosis, consolidation of fractures, anti-inflammatory/anti-rheumatism, muscular tear, tendonitis
- Uro-genital: urinary lithiasis or stones, cystitis, urethritis, dysuria, hematuria, incontinence and bedwetting in children, menorrhea, leucorrhea, edema, hydropsy, prostate enlargement
- Circulatory: hemostatic hemorrhoids
- Respiratory: hemoptysis, degeneration of pulmonary tissues, tuberculosis
- Alopecia or balding, stretch marks, eczema, acne, skin eruptions, wound healing, aging skin
- Ledoux Frank and Gueniot Gerard (2012) Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
- Dr. Reckeweg (2012) Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.