Organically grown from Knechtel’s farm in Wellesley, ON, horsetail is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties. It has a very high silica content and has been found helpful in strengthening bones, hair and nails. Horsetail tea should be brewed like a green tea with hot and not boiling water. Horsetail is said to be helpful in lowering blood sugar, aiding in excess fluid retention and UTI’s. Caution should be used for individuals taking lithium as there could be interactions with horsetail.