CHRISTOPHERS - Horsetail Grass 450 mg - 100 Vegetarian Capsules

Product Description
Horsetail herb is an integral part of numerous medicinal preparations used for cough, rheumatism, kidneys and bladder diseases as well as for purifying the blood.

Because horsetail is very effective for the removal of excess water from the body without affecting its salt composition, the herb is very promising for the treatment of kidney and urinary tract inflammation. Dr. Christopher s Horsetail Herb Capsules may help with rheumatic pains, chronic cough and swollen legs (the condition associated with metabolic disorders).

History of Use
In ancient times, horsetail herb was used as a styptic. In the Middle Ages, it treated cough, gout, tuberculosis, and urolithiasis. Subsequently, horsetail was forgotten as a medicinal plant and its green summer shoots were valued only as a "tin grass" for cleaning expensive pewter. In the beginning of the 20th century, it was re-discovered as a drug by Sebastian Kneipp. Since then, the herb has been used as a light diuretic, as well as a rheumatism and gout remedy, as a lotion for poorly healing wounds, for rinsing the throat and mouth, and as an additive for baths.

Chemical Composition
Horsetail herb contains saponin (about 5%), alkaloids, flavonoids, ascorbic acid, carotene, malic, aconitic, oxalic, and silicic acids, calcium salt, bitter, tannic, tarry substances, proteins, carbohydrates, and fat oils.

Pharmacological Properties
Horsetail is a herbal medicinal plant with a diuretic property. In addition, the herb has styptic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory effects. Several studies suggest that horsetail herb capsules may have detoxication effect, in particular, contributing to the removal of lead from the body. Silicon compounds contained in large quantities in the plant, play an important role in the metabolism and functional activity of connective tissue, mucous membranes, blood vessels, they are especially important for the development of bone tissue.

Horsetail Herb Capsules Application
Dr. Christopher s Horsetail Herb capsules have styptic and diuretic properties. The capsules may be used for edema based on circulatory insufficiency, inflammatory processes in the bladder or urinary tract, for pleurisy with a lot of exudate; and as a styptic for hemorrhoids and uterine bleeding. The use of horsetail herb capsules in acute nephritis ins t recommended as the herb itself may irritate kidneys.

Horsetail herb has a diuretic effect, causing an increased cardiac activity and the acceleration of blood flow. Studies show that the herb improves excretory kidneys abilities. Laboratory tests in dogs show that horsetail accelerates and increases the excretion of lead from the body.

In many countries, horsetail herb capsules are used as an astringent, haemostatic, diuretic and antiseptic agent. It is taken internally for pulmonary tuberculosis and the diseases of the urinary organs.

According to recent studies, horsetail herb provides disinfectant, antiseptic, tonic and wound healing effect. It may be used for lungs and kidney diseases, as well as bleeding of different origins. Externally, horsetail herb is effective for wounds healing, burns, alopecia, as well as angina, gums inflammation, and nasal bleeding. The herb may also be used to fight against Athlete's Foot and eye inflammation. Horsetail Herb Capsules contain silicic acid that increases the production of white blood cells and blood clotting. It may also help with pulmonary disease (non-severe forms of pulmonary tuberculosis), as well as the acceleration of tissue epithelization.

Package Description: 100 Vegetarian Capsules

Serving Size: 2 Capsules

Number of Servings: 50

Supplement Facts:

Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 50
Ingredients: Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Horsetail grass (Equisetum arvensel) 900 mg *
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients:
100% Vegetable Base Capsules.
As a dietary supplement take 2 capsules before each meal with 12 oz of water or as prescribed by your health care professional.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Keep out of reach of children.


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