Natural Herbs for Dogs
Natural herbs for dogs can do a great deal to improve the health of your best friend. In the same way that a sick dog living in the wild will seek out herbs at a time of health crisis, herbs have been used by man to treat dog ailments since he first began to domesticate the dog many thousands of years ago. Traditional veterinary medicine is very good at treating the symptoms of an illness, but it is not so good at treating the cause of a problem. That is where natural herbs for dogs can play an enormous part in keeping your dog happy and healthy – by treating if not entirely eliminating the cause of disease. And they make homemade dog food taste nicer of course!
Gotu Kola has much to offer dogs, and is increasingly being used to treat senior dogs, particularly those suffering from issues such as dementia as well as dogs . . .
A beneficial healing herb perhaps better known for its culinary uses, thyme can aid digestion in dogs, as well as offering anti-bacterial and other medicinal . . .
Cayenne pepper is good for the heart and beneficial for the digestive system of your dog. It can also be useful for dogs suffering from the effects of . . .
Mint can help freshen a dog’s breath, act as a natural decongestant and help sooth and calm nervous or anxious dogs. It’s also a good digestive calmant for any . . .
Fennel has many benefits for ours dogs – it’s ideal for any dog looking to shed a few pounds, for bad breath, for digestive troubles and it’s even used as a . . .
Nutrient-rich kelp can help improve the overall health of your dog. It helps improve a dog’s skin and coat, can reduce itchiness, improve thyroid function . . .
Despite its name and its more traditional use, catnip is not just beneficial to cats. But while it acts as a stimulant for cats, it has the reverse effect . . .
Ground black pepper contains moderate amounts of vitamin K, iron, manganese and piperine. Piperine increases a dog’s ability to absorb selenium . . .
With diuretic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, goldenrod is useful in maintaining healthy kidney and bladder function in dogs, can aid . . .