Equisetum arvense


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A branching shoot that contains alkaloids, flavonoids, minerals, saponins, silica, and tannins; it is antimicrobial, astringent, diuretic, and hemostatic, and has been used topically for cuts and internally to treat anemia, atherosclerosis, bedwetting, brittle nails and hair, fatigue, fractures, gastric ulcers, kidney stones, prostatitis, respiratory infections—e.g., tuberculosis—urinary tract infections, rheumatic complaints, and other conditions

Equisetum arvense,

n See horsetail.
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Equisetum arvense also allocates the larger proportion of its dry matter to rhizomes and tubers, thought not to such an extreme extent as E.
The horsetail Equisetum arvense mitochondria share two group I introns with the liverwort Marchantia, acquired a novel group II intron but lost intron-encoded ORFs.
Silicon as a nutrient element for Equisetum arvense.
Studies of development in the vegetative shoot of Equisetum arvense L.
Complete plastome sequences of Equisetum arvense and Isoetes flaccida: implications for phylogeny and plastid genome evolution of early land plant lineages.
Equisetum arvense, the source of EVI-4, contains flavonoids such as ornitin, kaempferol-3-O-glucoside and quercetin-3-O-glucoside, and sterols such as [beta]-sitosterol and campesterol, which contribute to anti-inflammatory activities (Do Monte et al.
Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of the hydroalcoholic extract of stems from Equisetum arvense L.
Hepatopro-tective and free radical scavenging activities of phenolic petrosins and flavonoids isolated from Equisetum arvense.
Herbaceous species and graminoids occurring in the open areas of this habitat include Agrimonia parviflora, Agrostis gigantea, Carex blanda, Carex granularis, Carex rulpinoidea, Desmodium canadense, Elfmus virginicus, Equisetum arvense, Juncus dudleyi, Leersia virginica, Lobelia inflata, L.
The most dominant plant in the herbaceous layer is Equisetum arvense.