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equisetum is ggod for what?

K.R. Ziarkowski krz007 at tamu.edu
Fri May 23 16:05:58 EST 1997

Beverly Erlebacher wrote:
> In article <5luu42$gbk at duke.telepac.pt>,
> Paulo Campos  <campus at mail.telepac.pt> wrote:
> >I'm looking for uses for Equisetum.
> >
> >Is there any?
> It used to be used to scrub pots and dishes.  I think it may also
> have once been used to make a diuretic tea.

	Yes the Cherokee used it for a tea for kidney problems, also as a
strong tea for constipation. 
(Cherokee Plants and their uses. Hamel. 1975)

K.R. Ziarkowski krz007 at tamu.edu 
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