In the previous post we discussed the uses of horsetail herb to cure many ailments. In this post we will discuss some more uses of this highly beneficial herb.
6. To treat foot infections and chilblains:
7. To provide relief in edema:
Some studies have indicated that horsetail has diuretic property. Horsetail is also helpful in making up for the loss of minerals from the body due to excessive urination.
8. To treat gingivitis as well as tonsillitis:
Horsetail is helpful in providing relief in inflamed tonsils, bleeding from the gums and sores in the mouth. Gargling with horsetail herbal mouthwash twice in a day will help. You can also make herbal mouthwash with horsetail herbal tea or its herbal extract available in the herbal market. To make a mouthwash, steep one teaspoon of dried and crushed horsetail herb in a glass of water for five minutes. You can also add four drops of horsetail herbal extract in warm water. Gargle with this mouthwash for quick relief. Make sure that the water is not too hot.