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Horsetail Equisetum

Horsetail Equisetum

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Horsetail Equisetum is a primitive, prehistoric plant that can be found in modern days and is used in horticulture for its high silica content.

What is Horsetail Equisetum?

Horsetail Equisetum is a plant that thrived 350 million years ago. It is well known to ancient herbalists who used it for its natural ability to prevent and stop bleeding. It is sometimes described as the "crowd controller" as it has been shown effective in fighting pathogens and even aphids in seasonal attacks.


We encourage everyone to read more on the amazing product that is Horsetail Equisetum as it is something that can be made at home with a little bit of planning. Horsetail is found in the wild so learning where to find it and how to identify it can be very valuable for saving money and growing strong healthy plants. Check out this guide for how to identify it.

Learn more from about Horsetail Equisetum from the Biodynamic Association



 As with most natural farming products, this product has not been evaluated by the USDA, are for gardening purposes only, and not intended to cure, prevent, diagnose, or treat any disease.


Benefits of Horsetail Equisetum

Horsetail is naturally high in silica and used to build plant strength and has been shown effective against fungal pathogens like powdery mildew and leaf mold.

It is used widely in BioDynamic farming and is revered as one of the 3 most important spray preparations.

Directions for Use

Application Rate:

Foliar: 1:1000 with non-chlorinated water. Apply during low light (dawn or dusk) to avoid leaf burn.

Root Drench: 2-8ml/gallon with non-chlorinated water.


Store with cap on in a cool, dry area.


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All amendments and nutrients are returnable within 14 business days, as long as the container is unopened and packaging is in the same condition as sent.

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