Wen Jing, Equisetum Arvense, Bottle Brush Herb

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Wen Jing, Equisetum Arvense, Bottle Brush Herb

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Bottle Brush Herb
Chinese Name: Wen Jing 问荆
Latin Name: Equisetum Arvense
Other Name: Herb Of Bottle Brush, Herb Of Common Horsetail, Herb Of Field Horsetail, 接续草、公母草、搂接草、空心草、马蜂草、猪鬃草、黄蚂草、节节草、接骨草、寸姑草、笔头草、土木贼
Origin: Jiangxi, Anhui, Guizhou, Sichuan, Tibet, Xinjiang, Shaanxi, Shandong, Hebei Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
The plant contains several substances that can be used medicinally. It is rich in the minerals silicon (10%), potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus, phytosterols, dietary fiber, vitamins A, E and C, tannins, alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, glycosides and caffeic acid phenolic ester. The buds are eaten as a vegetable in Japan and Korea in spring. All other Equisetum species are toxic.

In polluted conditions[citation needed], it may synthesize nicotine. Externally it was traditionally used for chilblains and wounds. It was also once used to polish pewter and wood (gaining the name pewterwort) and to strengthen fingernails. It is also an abrasive. It was used by hurdy-gurdy players to dress the wheels of their instruments by removing resin build up.

Equisetum is used in biodynamic farming (preparation BD 508) in particular to reduce the effects of excessive water around plants (such as fungal growth). The high silica content of the plant reduces the impact of moisture.

E. arvense has been used in traditional Austrian herbal medicine internally as tea, or externally as baths or compresses, for treatment of disorders of the skin, locomotor system, kidneys and urinary tract, rheumatism and gout.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  问荆,为木贼科木贼属植物问荆Equisetum arvense L.的全草。夏、秋采割,晒干。成品绿色,不带根。

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