This plant often gets a lot of critiscism.
Especially if it grows in your own garden or on the allotment!
So I decided I must research the horsetail and write this post!
I read a nice chapter in one of my older books and start off with this and then list all its virtues on the next page.
Extraordinary (extract from ‘Grandmother’s Secrets; her green guide to health from plants’ by Jean Palaiseul)
Uses as from Wikipedia:
- In cultivation
- E. palustre or Marsh Horsetail
- E. pratense or Shady Horsetail
- E. ramosissimum or Branched Horsetail
- E. telmateia or Great Horsetail
- E. variegatum or Variegated Horsetail
- E. × trachyodon (E. hyemale × variegatum) or Mackay’s Horsetail