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Product Code: 09HORS

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
£2.76 £3.31
£4.29 £5.15
£7.48 £8.98
£12.98 £15.58

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Important Information

Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.


Product: Horsetail

Latin Name: Equisetum arvense syn. Equisetum caldera, Equisetum saxicola.

Plant Family: Equisetaceae

Other Names: Bottlebrush, Cat's Tail, Common Horsetail, Giant Horsetail, Field Horsetail, Horse Pipes, Paddock Pipes, Shave Grass, Shave-grass, Pewterwort, Snake Grass, Scouring Rush & Puzzle Grass.

Description: Horsetail is an herbaceous perennial plant that has a tuberous creeping rhizome, native to Europe, North Africa, most of northern Asia and America. It produces sterile and fertile stems, the stems are segmented and each ‘segment’ have dark toothed sheaths, the ‘branches’ of leaves are whorled and are also segmented. The stems grow up to 90cm in height and are ridged and hairless.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


With silica content of at least 10% and an abrasive nature, the fresh plant has been used as a natural and organic pan scourer and also as a substitute for fine sandpaper. An infusion of the plant can provide a fungicide which protects garden plants from disease such as mildew, mint rust and rose blackspot. A pink dye is also been obtained from the stems.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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