Description of the medicine: Grass horsetail (Herba Equiseti Arvensis)
GRASS HORSE TAIL (Herba Equiseti Arvensis).
Harvested and dried shoots of grassy wild-growing perennial spore horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.), fam. horsetail (Еquisetaseеae), widespread in Ukraine, the Caucasus, Siberia, Central Asia.
It contains a large amount of silicic acid, astringents, saponins, malic acid, mineral salts, etc.
A decoction is sometimes used as a diuretic, for heart and other diseases accompanied by congestion.
Release form: the crushed raw materials on 100 g in cardboard packs.
Rp.: Nerb Equiseti 25, 0
DS 2 tablespoons brew a glass of boiling water, insist and drink 1/4 cup 3-4 times a day
Also available in the form of briquettes; 1, 5 segments of the briquette are poured with a glass of cold water, boiled for 30 minutes, cooled, filtered. Take orally 1 tablespoon 3 to 4 times a day.
There are also granules of horsetail grass; 10 g of granules (1 tablespoon) is poured into a glass of hot water and boiled with the lid closed on low heat for 15 minutes, then cooled and filtered. Take 1 tablespoon Z - 4 times a day.
Horsetail herb preparations should be used as directed by a doctor. They can cause kidney irritation; contraindicated in nephritis and nephrosonephritis.