Field Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
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The stems contain 10% silica and are used for scouring metal[4, 7, 20, 94, 102] and as a fine sandpaper[7, 54, 99, 257]. They can also be used as a polish for brass, hardwood etc.
The infused stem is an effective fungicide against mildew, mint rust and blackspot on roses[14, 18, 20, 54]. It also makes a good liquid feed.
A light pink dye is obtained from the stem[99, 257]. It is yellow-gray according to another report.
The plant has been used for making whistles.
Cultivation & Habitat
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