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Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract

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SYNONYMS

ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) INFUSION, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) TINCTURE, EQUISETUM ARVENSE INFUSION, EQUISETUM ARVENSE TINCTURE, HORSETAIL INFUSION, and HORSETAIL TINCTURE

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Equisetum Arvense Extract is an extract of the whole herb of Equisetum arvense.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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detangler4 products
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after sun product3 products
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toners/astringents3 products
body oil3 products
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lip balm with SPF2 products
makeup remover2 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
beard care1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
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concealer1 products
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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
96 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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