Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is a herbaceous perennial plant that belongs to the Equisetaceae family, native to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. The therapeutic properties of herb are known since old times. The ancient Greeks used horsetail to heal wounds and to stop bleeding, but the North American native people used horsetail for kidney and bladder ailments.
Horsetail is rich in many nutrients and minerals including silicium, potassium, calcium and manganese, as well it contains phytosterols, bioflavonoids, saponins, phenolic and caffeic acids, alkaloids and tannins. Horsetail has antioxidant, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties that help heal many health problems and promote beautiful and flawless appearance.
Horsetail extract benefits for skin and hair:
Horsetail extract can be found in Atlantis Skincare Two Part Face Mask with Clay and Ginseng.