Polygonum equisetiforme Sm.

Polygonum equisetiforme Sm.

Hemicryptophytes

  • Humid habitats
  • Polygonaceae
  • Horsetail Knotweed
  • Knot grass (genus)
  • אַרְכֻּבִּית שְׁבַטְבַּטִּית
  • arkubit shevatbatit
  • شبطبط
  • عفراج
  • قضاب
  • quddab
  • shabatbat
  • xafraj
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Polygonum equisetiforme Sm.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Kidney & Urinary Tract Inflammation of reproductive tract Anti-inflammatory

Decoct whole plant & drink hot

Decoct whole plant & drink hot

Whole plant
Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney stones / diuretic Anti-lithic, Diuretic

Decoct whole plant in water & drink instead of water

Decoct whole plant in water & drink instead of water

Whole plant
Reproductive Health (Women & Men) Inflammation of reproductive tract Anti-inflammatory

Decoct whole plant in water & drink hot

Decoct whole plant in water & drink hot

Whole plant