Horsetail Benefits (쇠뜨기)
Horsetail is a plant in the temperate climate region of the northern hemisphere such as China, Japan, etc. This grass grows in the yard or in the mountains. The ancestor of is said to be a fossil plant. This grass is a plant that greatly thrived in the Carboniferous Period of the Paleozoic era about 300 million years ago. If you have any questions about the horsetail, Please see below.
What is a horsetail?
Horsetails are ferns that reproduce by spores rather than seeds. The shape is a long price, and the hexagonal spores are intertwined. Horsetail spores are blown away by the wind. It germinates when the environment and climate are right. There are various kinds of horsetails in Korea. It can be commonly seen in sunny places such as mountains and streams in Korea.
Efficacy of horsetail
1. Improve blood circulation
Horsetails help blood clot. It is said to stop bleeding in wounds or ulcers.
2. Maintaining bone health
Horsetail has ingredients that help with its bones. This ingredient is intended to help improve bone density in women experiencing osteoporosis are being reported.
3. Diuretic action
Horsetail grass is helping to remove sodium from the body. So, it’s effective for people who have problems with kidney function. According to one studyHorsetail grass is delivered with the effect that it can be used as a diuretic.
4. Scalp health maintenance
The ingredients contained in horsetail helped maintain skin and scalp health. This is because it helps hair production.
5. Other efficacy
Horsetail contains flavonoids that act as sulphating agents. This ingredient helps eliminate cancer-causing free radicals. It is also rich in minerals, which also helps recover from chronic fatigue. It is also effective in prevention. Indigestion, anemia prevention, sterilization action, skin fungus removal, gingivitis prevention, etc. have a variety of effects.
How to eat horsetail
In Korea, horsetail has been used as meal for cattle. People were also eating horsetail. Blanch in boiling water. Stems made from herbs have also been used as medicinal materials. It is said that old ancestors boiled and ate horsetail stems. Some countries consume only horsetail in the spring and others use it as a tea or bath. When eating horsetail, taking 3-4 weeks or more in a row is not good for your health. It is also recommended not to eat by pregnant women.
Horsetail side effects
Diabetics should not eat horsetail grass. It makes blood sugar level lower. Also, the risk of potassium deficiency when using horsetail as a diuretic. When taking horsetail, you should be wary of the destruction of thiamine. Also, because horsetail has toxic ingredients. It can be bad if consumed for long periods of time.
How to store horsetail
When harvesting horsetails in the countryside, you need to clean the soil. If you need to dry it, it is better to dry it in air. Dry air circulation should be good to dry. Also, a cooler and darker place than a bright place. It takes about 2-3 weeks to dry completely. In the case of keep in refrigeration, cut the leaves and place in the bottle.
Earthly plants such as horsetail are also valuable ingredients from God. This plant lives in Korea and East Asia region. It can also benefit Westerners or people from other countries. One thing to remember is always eat it in moderation and be grateful to God. Be healthy and happy today. I hope you have happiness today with god. (Home)