Cola de Caballo - Herbal Tea (85 g.)

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318-1
$4.95
Summarized Description: Cola de Caballo is one of our native traditionals, and although originating from the Andes of South America, it has, over the past century, been naturalized to many places around the world. (If you research this plant on the internet, please don't confuse it with the famous tourist spot of the same name in Nuevo Leon, Mexico!)
As while we're talking about potential confusion, note that this variety of horsetail that we sell should not be confused with E. giganteum -- a horsetail of the same genus possessing similar medicinal properties . . . This product can be used as tea using the instructions below, and it also lends itself to encapsulation by experienced end users.

Uses & Protocols


I. Preparation --- if you can boil water, you can make this product:Professional herbalists will recognize this as a standard decoction.

  1. Add 2 Tablespoons of Cola de Caballo to a large sauce pan, along with one quart of purified water (0.95 liters). You have enough product in the product bag to do this seven to eight times.
  2. Heat until a very low-level boil or "barely boiling" level has been reached and continue boiling for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir occasionally.
  4. Remove heat source and let cool.
  5. Pour the contents of your pan through a strainer and into a large glass vase or container so as to remove most of the tea fragments.
  6. Dispose of tea fragments.
  7. Drink your tea hot . . . refrigerate glass vase and enjoy later as a refreshing cold tea . . . or refrigerate and reheat later if you want to enjoy the product as a hot tea. You may add cinnamon, lemon, and/or honey to taste. More specific protocols for the use of the product are provided below.

II. Protocols.
Take under the advisement of your naturopath or other health care practitioner.

Contraindications

As a precaution, should be taken under the advisement of a practitioner if user suffers from hypertension.

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