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Coda cavallina, Equisetum maximum

Family of equisetaceae

This plant grows along any kind of rivers in areas rich of silica; it can be considered a real living fossil which origins from the flora of 250 millions of years ago.

The decoction is diuretic and it cures the diseases of kidneys and bladder.

Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini
Translated by Gianna Toni

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