Where Can I Get Horsetail In South Africa

What is a Horsetail?

Equisetum is the only living genus in Equisetaceae, a family of vascular plants that reproduce by spores rather than seeds. 

Where Can I Get Horsetail In South Africa?

Mountain Herb Estate

Address: Plot, 117 B Van Der Hoff Rd, Rietfontein, Pretoria, 0068, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 4 pm

Phone: +27 82 924 3076

Cultivo Carnivores – Carnivorous plant specialists (online nursery)

Address: Carnivorous plant garden (open to the public) & workshops inside Strawberry Pot, 202 Hendrik Verwoerd Dr, Wierdapark, Centurion, 0149, South Africa

Phone: +27 64 628 9497

Appointments: cultivocarnivores.com

Phyto-Force Herbal Laboratories

Address: Unit 4, Scotia Park, District Road D819, Langefontein, Durban, 3650, South Africa

Phone: +27 31 766 0150

What are the health benefits of a Horsetail?

The people who took horsetail experienced an increase in diuresis (urine output). Other studies suggest horsetail has antioxidant properties and may inhibit cancer cell growth.

Horsetail has been suggested as a treatment for osteoporosis (thinning bone) because it contains silicon, a mineral needed for bone health.

What is the best way to take horsetail?

Horsetail is mostly consumed in the form of tea, which is made by steeping the dried herb in hot water. It’s also available in capsule and tincture form.

Horsetail is a fern that contains many beneficial compounds, notably antioxidants, and silica. It’s found in the form of tea, tinctures, and capsules.