Found growing in sand. abundant source of silicon among plants. One practical use of the herb is for polishing pewter. In the field of herbology, horsetail acts as a mild diuretic and astringent for the genito-urinary tract. The astringency makes it invaluable in cases of incontinence and bed-wetting. It is used in the treatment of prostate inflamation and for the dissolving of kidney stones. Because of its high silicon content, it reduces heavy bleeding and helps prevent hemorrhage.
Juniper Berry - Best for use with: Acne, Dermatitis, Eczema, Coughs, Depression, Infection, Increasing Circulation through the Kidneys, Kidney Stones, Liver Problems, Muscle Aches, Nerve Function and Regeneration, Obesity, Rheumatism, Ulcers, Urinary Infections, Water Retention and Wounds.
THYRO-STIM Combination of tonic herbs rich in nutrients that nourish and support healthy thyroid function. Warning: Do not take with thyroid medication. Do not use this formula if you have a Hyper- thyroid (over-active) condition.
Evening Primrose young roots can be eaten like a vegetable, or the shoots can be eaten as a salad. Poulticed roots applied to piles and bruises. Tea made from the roots have also been used in the treatment of obesity and bowel pains. Leaves and bark which are made into evening primrose oil, known to treat : multiple sclerosis premenstrual tension hyperactivity eczema acne brittle nails rheumatoid arthritis alcohol-related liver damage