Equisetum hyemale MT is used in cases of enuresis and dysuria. This remedy is indicated in cases of cystic irritation with tenesmus, nocturnal enuresis, dropsy, and renal calculi. There is constant distress in the bladder as though it was distended by urine, but urinating does not fully relieve it. Recent studies have shown that it is useful in inflammatory diseases by inhibiting the free radicals and inflammatory mediators.
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