Horsetail is a perennial, very widespread in Europe. Despite the fact that this plant is sometimes considered a weed due to its widespread distribution, one should not forget about the wide spectrum of effects on our health and beauty. The substances in horsetail responsible for its beneficial properties include exceptionally high levels of polyphenols, saponins, minerals, organic acids and plant sterols, as well as easily digestible silica, which is particularly beneficial for its beauty.
Effects on health and beauty:
-improves the appearance of skin, hair and nails. Horsetail is a very popular part of dietary supplements used to enhance beauty, it prevents, among other things, the splitting of nails and makes our hair beautiful and shiny,
-helps to maintain sufficient flexibility of the blood vessels ,
- prevents premature signs of skin aging,
- has a strong antioxidant effect, which can fight free radicals, used in the treatment of urinary tract infections,
-has soothing and anticonvulsant properties, -used by women struggling with heavy periods,
-suitable for people with rosacea skin,
- Soothes unpleasant symptoms in people who suffer from excessive foot sweating.
Pour a glass of boiling water over a teaspoon of horsetail and let it steep, covered, for about 10-15 minutes.