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- This plant is also used to treat kidney and bladder problems, gastro-enteritis, and prostate and urinary infections.
- The buds are eaten as a vegetable in Japan and Korea in spring time.
- To make the liquid fertilizer add 1 kg fresh horsetail to 100 liter water, let it stand for several days, stir it sometimes. You can add lava flour or clay minerals. Spray it over the leaves of the plants.
- Here's another use, they're good for scrubbing pans! There's a lot of silica in them. You handfull, ball them up and scrub away!