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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A fine-structural and cytochemical study of mature and germinating spores of Equisetum arvense.
Golub and Whetmore (1948) excavated the rhizome system of a colony of Equisetum arvense to a depth of 2 m and found five successive horizontal layers of rhizomes connected by vertical rhizomes.
Equisetum arvense y Zea mays contienen flavonoides, que les confieren propiedades diureticas.
This agent consists of five components; four are extracted from Chimaphila umbellata, Populus tremula, Pulsatilla pratensis and Equisetum arvense (coded as EVI-1, EVI-2, EVI-3 and EVI-4, respectively) and the fifth is germ oil from Triticum aestivum (coded as EVI-5).
Composition and antimicrobial activity of Equisetum arvense L.
One type of weed I've left until last to discuss is Equisetum arvense, commonly called Mare's tail or Horsetail.
Kadashan Depositional Bar 2: Equisetum arvense, 18.
r en 7; Allium roseum, Brachypodium sylvaticum y Equisetum arvense (+) en 8; Equisetum telmateia 1 y Bromus squarrosus + en 10; Carthamus lanatus, Cynosurus echinatus 1 y Bromus diandrus + en 12; Bromus lanceolatus, Daphne gnidium, Mantisalca salmantica, Ononis spinosa, Saponaria officinalis y Thapsia villosa + en 11; Dittrichia viscosa 2, Marrubium vulgare 1 y Retama sphaerocarpa + en 14; Mentha pulegium 3, Bellardia trixago y Trifolium campestre 1, Briza minor, Trifolium angustifolium y Trifolium spumosum + en 16; Carduus bourgeanus 1 y Taeniatherum caput-medusae + en 17.
Urinary metabolites of flavonoids and hydroxycinnamic acids in humans after application of a crude extract from Equisetum arvense.
The checklist includes the lower vascular plants Botrychium virginianum (Ophioglossaceae), Cystopteris fragilis (Polypodiaceae), Equisetum arvense, E.
This group was characterized by higher abundance of Equisetum arvense and mid-stature Salix spp.