Horsetail and Silica
Also known as: Equisetum arvense, Horsetail Herb
Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is an herb with anti-inflammatory properties. It is also used to improve the appearance of skin, hair and nails. Horsetail contains silica, which may help to strengthen connective tissues in the body, while it may also help to reduce pain. Silica is found in many foods, including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and some herbs. It may also be taken as a dietary supplement.