Horsetail Liquid Extract

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An ancient herbal remedy to ease joint pain and enhance bone-strength.

Horsetail liquid extract is your simple natural remedy to support those creaky bones, loosen stiff joints and help ease joint and arthritic pains.  Horsetail’s usage dates back to ancient Greece and Rome and has historically been used for a variety of ailments including the strengthening of weak bones, lubricating joints, helping to stop bleeding and helping people with kidney or bladder stones.  One of it’s magical properties is silica; it’s an element in horsetail that plays a central role in developing healthy hair, nails, and skin and is also responsible for internal joint lubrication.  Recent studies have also discovered that other natural properties in horsetail prove to have considerable anti-oxidant effects as well as anti-inflammatory benefits.

Horsetail works like a diuretic,  helping the body increase urine output, which in turn helps the body rid itself of toxins and unwanted bio-waste.  It helps those suffering from fluid retention; it helps calm and treat urinary tract infections and it helps women with heavy menstrual periods.

Horsetail extract has some great benefits to help a wide array of concerns:

  • Helps support osteoporosis
  • Helps lubricate stiff joints
  • Eases arthritis joint pains
  • Helps develop healthy hair, skin and nails
  • Helps with kidney and bladder stones
  • Supports weight loss
  • Eases heavy menstrual periods
  • Helps with fluid retention
  • Eases and helps treat urinary tract infections
  • Helps with incontinence
  • Use directly on the skin to support wound healing

Tony O’s take on Hawaii Pharm Organic Horsetail Liquid Extract:

Unusual as this extract is, I love it because it clearly helps to lubricate and support my achy bodily joints.  As we age regardless of physical shape, the cartilage that allows our bones and joints to glide smoothly starts to deteriorate creating that “creaking” sound we hear people talk about so often.  Using Horsetail has helped bring that smoothness back to my joints, particularly my knees that have been beaten down over all the years of hard bicycle riding I’ve done.  If you feel your joints creaking, arthritis pains bothering you or joint inflammation getting you down, horsetail is the perfect natural extract that may help ease your pains!  As a bonus you’ll notice the condition of your hair, skin and nails improve too!


Description

Horsetail is a prehistoric plant found throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America, with distinctive hollow stems and shoots.  Horsetail has an unusual chemistry compared to most other plants.  It is rich in silica, a substance that plays a role in keeping bones strong and joints lubricated, and it also contains several alkaloids and various other minerals all which provide an array of health benefits.

Researchers have identified 25 compounds from the oils extracted from horsetail leaves.  They found that one group of compounds promotes anti-microbial activity.  Yet another compound demonstrates high level anti-oxidant activity; compounds like n-butanol, methanol and ethyl acetate, all exhibit significant free-radical scavenging activity.  And its high silica content makes it an age-old remedy for strengthening bones.  In other studies, researchers have also discovered that the ethanolic extract found in horsetail offers anti-anxiety benefits comparable to diazepam, with a lower sedative effect.  This is truly an unusual extract with many diverse uses.

Horsetail is well known for its urological benefits, and it’s been used to ease or treat fluid retention, edema, kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, incontinence, and general disturbances of the kidney and bladder.

Hawaii Pharm Liquid Horsetail Extract is:

  • Alcohol-free, Non-GMO, and gluten-free
  • Expertly extracted and super-concentrated
  • All natural ingredients

Ingredients: Certified Organic Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) dried herb.  Alcohol-free, non-GMO and gluten free.  Origin: Bulgaria. Strength: Dry plant material / super concentrated extract / solvents ratio 1:3 w/v.

Other ingredients:  Vegetable palm glycerin, crystal clear water.

Directions:  Shake well before use.  20-30 drops, three (3x) times a day or as directed by your practitioner.  The best way to use liquid herbal glycerites is to put the suggested amount in a glass of water, tea, or juice and drink the entire contents.  Glycerites can also be administered directly into the mouth without the assistance of water however some glycerites are unpalatable which is why most people prefer to dilute them into a beverage.

Warnings:  Avoid horsetail if you are at risk of low potassium because horsetail may increase potassium excretion.  Avoid horsetail if you have gout, diabetes or kidney or heart problems as well.  Horsetail may interact with diuretics, alcohol, nicotine patches or gum and the drug lithium.

Alcoholism:  People who are alcoholics are generally also thiamine deficient.  Taking horsetail might make thiamine deficiency worse.

Low thiamine levels (thiamine deficiency):  There is a concern that horsetail could make thiamine deficiency worse.

Diabetes:  Horsetail might lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

Low potassium levels (hypokalemia):  Horsetail might flush potassium out of the body, possibly leading to potassium levels that are too low.  Until more is known, use horsetail with caution if you are at risk for potassium deficiency.

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2oz, 4oz

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