Fungal diseases are one of the most common problems many plants can encounter. These infections can cause a variety of damage to the plant, from drying out of the leaves to the death of the entire structure. But knowing a natural remedy can make all the difference.

In fact, horsetail is considered an excellent solution against fungal plant diseases. Thanks to the antifungal and antibacterial properties of this plant, pests will not have the slightest chance of attacking your vegetable garden. Choosing a natural treatment will not only allow you to avoid the use of harmful chemicals, but also to be able to enjoy the wonderful fruits of your garden without any fear.

This herb has proven to be an effective weapon against powdery mildew and downy mildew, but also root rot, without damaging the plants subjected to therapy. For this reason, horsetail is a practical and safe solution for those looking to care for their plants naturally.


Horsetail decoction: how to make it

The best time to harvest it is from June to August, it is very easy to harvest, no scissors or knife are needed, it comes off easily using your hands. Once harvested, make bundles, tie them and leave them to dry upside down in a cool, ventilated and well-sheltered place. This way you will be able to preserve it for the entire season.

With this ancient decoction no fungus will attack your plants anymore, here’s what you have to do:

300 g of fresh horsetail, or 100 g of dried horsetail; chop all the twigs well and put in 1 liter of water. Put to boil on the heat for about 30 minutes, even better if for 1 hour. Leave to cool thoroughly and then squeeze the horsetail to the last drop. At this point, add 4 liters of water to your extract to spray all over your garden.