common names Rough horsetail, field horsetail. origin Found mainly in Asia, particularly China, and in Europe and North America. background This primitive genus has been used to heal wounds since at least the 1st century bce. Strongly abrasive, it was used between the Middle Ages and the 18th century as a pot-scourer. preparation The fresh plant of either species, including the root, is first pulped, then steeped in alcohol.
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