Latin name: Equisetum pratense Ehrh
Botanical family: Equisetaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): common horsetail (Eng.)
prêle des prés (Fr.)
wishgobidjibik (Ojibwa)
Mixed with horse-mint in a tea used in stomach trouble [Ojibwa: 86].
Roots :Decoction taken as a diuretic [Dene 98]. Boiled with the roots of Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus and taken in stomach problems [Dene 98].