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Horsetail tea – Benefits and properties

by Dianna Leon

Horsetail tea is an excellent home remedy that helps your body to fight various problems, this because its leaves have diuretic properties that help eliminate microorganisms present in our body. Horsetail is also popularly known as horsetail, horsetail and horse glue, it is a medicinal plant used as a herbal remedy for various types of problems, which we will learn about in this article.

Horsetail tea – Herbal medicine good to treat:

  • Uric acid
  • Cellulitis;
  • High pressure;
  • Anemia;
  • Ulcer;
  • Excessive menstruation;
  • Headaches;
  • Stress and anxiety;
  • Kidney Stone;
  • Gallstones.
  • Osteoporosis;
  • Obesity;
  • Sagging skin and muscles;
  • Nosebleeds;
  • Rheumatism.

Preparation mode

– 3 g of dried horsetail leaves
– 200 ml of water

Put the 200 ml of water in a pan, when it starts to boil, add the 3 g of dried horsetail leaves, turn off the heat and let the mixture rest for about 10 minutes.

During this period, the active substances present in the horsetail leaves will loosen, mixing with the hot water. After the rest period, strain the tea and drink it still warm.

If the tea is made to treat obesity or sagging skin, avoid adding sugar or sweetener. In other cases, it is recommended to sweeten the tea (if you think it is necessary) with the use of honey. Drink horsetail tea once or twice a day.

Horsetail tea with pineapple

– 1 liter of water
– 50 g of fresh horsetail branches
– 100 g of pineapple peel

Boil 1 liter of water, after boiling, turn off the stove and add the 50 g of fresh horsetail branches and the 100 g of pineapple peel. Wait for 10 minutes, strain and drink tepid tea from two to three cups of tea a day.

Always respect the maximum indicated dose, as the excess of horsetail tea in the body can cause problems of exaggerated elimination of minerals in the urine, such as the elimination of potassium.

Horsetail tea bath to treat rheumatism

– 3 handfuls of dried horsetail stalks
– A bathtub half full of water

Place the three handfuls of dried horsetail stalks into a tub half filled with water. The water must remain at room temperature. The person should remain in the water for about 10 minutes. Then you can shower normally.

Perform this procedure once a week.

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