Horsetail

Description

The Equistaceae family of plants has been on the planet for nearly 300 million years (that’s not a typo). Horsetail is usually found in moist habitat and prefers non-chalky soil. It has separate sterile non-reproductive and fertile spore-bearing stems, growing from a perennial underground stem system. It spreads quickly by these spores and it’s underground rootstock. One of it’s common names; Bottlebrush refers to the “scratchy” nature of the stems…

 

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    Enhances outer beauty*

    In order to attain outer beauty, the body needs inner nourishment — particularly from nutrients that support the normal turnover of cells. Hair, Skin, & Nail Support contains herbs such as Horsetail, Alfalfa, and Nettles that promote the healthy growth of hair, skin, and nail tissue, while also providing a source of antioxidants.*

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