Equisetum

(USAN, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Equisetum Stem; Horsetail BP 2008). The whole or cut, dried sterile aerial parts of Equisetum arvense. It contains a minimum of 0.3% of total flavonoids expressed as isoquercitroside (C 21 H 20 O 12 = 464.4), calculated with reference to the dried drug.

💊 Profile

Equisetum is an ingredient of herbal preparations that have been used in the treatment of genito-urinary and respiratory disorders. Similar preparations have been used in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders, rheumatic disorders, liver disorders, constipation, and as a tonic. The related species Equisetum hiemale is used in China for the treatment of eye disorders.

Homoeopathy.

Equisetum has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Equisetum arvense.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Austral.: Bioglan Silica-Vite; Cz.: Nat Preslicky†; Preslicka; Preslickova; Fr.: Siliprele; Ger.: Lomaren; Nieron E; Prodiuret†; Pulvhydrops Mono†; Redaxa fit; Zinnkraut-Tropfen†; Ital.: Bioequiseto; Osteosil†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Arceligasol; Centella Queen Complex; Centellase Gel; Silueta Plus; Austral.: Cal Alkyline; Extralife Fluid-Care; Medinat Esten†; Serenoa Complex†; Silicic Complex†; Austria: Blasentee St Severin; Entschlackender Abfuhrtee EF-EM-ES; Nierentee St Severin; Pneumopan; St Bonifatius-Tee; Uropurat; Chile: Nature Complex Reduct-Te; Reduc-Te; Cz.: Alvisan Neo; Antirevmaticky Caj; Blasen- und Nierentee†; Nephrosal†; Senalax; Species Diureticae Planta†; Stoffwechseltee N†; Urcyston Planta; Fr.: Arterase; Obeflorine; Ger.: Equisil N; Eviprostat N; Harntee STADA; Hevert-Blasen-Nieren-Tee N; nephro-loges; Nephroselect M; Nieron-Tee N†; Presselin Nieren-Blasen K 3†; Presselin Stoffwechsel-Tee Hapeka 225 N†; Solidagoren N; Solum Ol; Tonsilgon; Indon.: Eviprostat; Ital.: Osteosil Calcium; Pik Gel; Jpn: Eviprostat; Pol.: Betasol; Cholesol; Nefrobonisol; NeoFitolizyna; Reumosol; Sanofil; Rus.: Herbion Urological Drops (Гербион Урологические Капли); Tonsilgon N (Тонзилгон Н); Singapore: Eviprostat; Spain: Diurette; Diurinat; Natusor Artilane†; Natusor Harpagosinol†; Natusor Infenol†; Natusor Renal†; Resolutivo Regium; Switz.: Nephrosolid; Tisane Diuretique; Urinex; UK: Antiglan; Antitis; Aqualette; Kas-Bah; Venez.: Demerung; Rheu-Tarx 1.
Published May 08, 2019.