THE HERBS WE USE
We created this page so that you could find details of all of the herbs that are used in our products, along with details of the benefits of each.
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Burdock Root has been traditionally used for soothing the kidneys, as a blood purifier, relieving the lymphatic system, rheumatism, gout, GI tract disorders, stomach ailments, constipation, catarrh, fever, infection, fluid retention and skin problems.
Chamomile has been used for centuries in herbal medicine to ease stress, soothe a troubled stomach and even heal wounds. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory properties and is considered a soothing herb, it has anti-microbial properties and contains chemicals that relax smooth muscles, including those found in blood vessels and the digestive tract.
Cinnamon has a wealth of benefits which include anti-inflammatory properties as well as the ability to slow or stop bacteria growth. For older or obese/overweight dogs who are at risk of contracting diabetes, as little as a half a teaspoon of cinnamon a day can help regulate blood sugar and raise insulin resistance
Cleavers are superb for the lymphatic system, or what used to be called a blood-cleanser. Anti-inflammatory, vulnerary and astringent, Cleavers is a go-to herb with any condition of infection, cysts, swellings, inflammation of the urinary or gastric tracts
Dandelion is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, muscle aches, skin conditions, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production, it can be used as skin toner, blood tonic, and digestive tonic
Fennel seed is an effective aid to digestion. It can help the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal system relax and reduce gas, bloating, and stomach cramps. In addition, studies have suggested that Fennel Seeds provide an effective pain relief.
Ginger is commonly used for various types of "stomach problems," including motion sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhea and general nausea. Other uses include pain relief from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis and other conditions.
Used for centuries in traditional medicine as a liver detoxifier, Gotu Kola helps to detoxify the rest of the body by drawing out fluid from tissues, promoting urination and helping to eliminate excess fluid from the body
The healing benefits of Irish Moss appear abundant. As a soothing aid to all mucous membranes, Irish Moss is said to ease ailments such as gastritis, nausea, indigestion, constipation, as well as ulcers. Irish Moss also has antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Liqourice root soothes your stomach, in cases of food poisoning, stomach ulcers, and heartburn, licorice root extract can speed the repair of stomach lining and restore balance. This is due to the anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties of glycyrrhizic acid.
Calendula effectively speeds wound healing and relieves pain and inflammation and its antimicrobial properties will also prevent infection. Calendula also promotes healing and tissue reconstruction by stimulating fibroblastic activity. It has anti-fungal properties and is believed to stimulate the immune system.
Meadowseet reduces pain and fever.
It alleviates joint pain by reducing acidity, a known cause of inflammation. For centuries, health experts use Meadowsweet to treat arthritis and rheumatism of muscles and joints, and may improve connective joint tissue.
In 1853, German scientists created the first form of aspirin using Meadowsweet extract.
has traditionally been used to treat liver and gallbladder disorders, promote milk production, prevent and treat cancer and even protect the liver from snake bites, alcohol and other environmental poisons.
Mint is a calming and soothing herb that has been used for thousands of years to aid with upset stomach or indigestion. Mint is thought to increase bile secretion and encourage bile flow, which helps to speed and ease digestion. Mint is also believed to help reduce bacteria that cause bad breath
Nettle is a superb healer for the kidney; it is anti inflammatory, nutritive, diarrhetic, hemostatic and astringent. It can be used for allergies, urinary tract inflammation and kidney disease, osteoarthritis, and as a slow-healing helper for dogs who are exhausted from overwork.
Parsley is considered a naturally effective treatment for a wide range of symptoms and diseases. Derived from the petroselinum plant, parsley and parsley essential oil have been used as a natural detox remedy, diuretic, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent for centuries in folk medicine. Today, fortunately, many studies back up health claims about parsley that traditional populations have believed for many years.
Passion flower is a calming anti-convulsant, it helps to quiet the entire nervous system. Passion Flower is also powerfully antioxidant due to the presence of the antioxidant compounds; vitexin, isovitexin, kaempferol, quercetin, rutin, apigenin and luteolin glycosides.
Rosehip is used for stomach disorders, preventing stomach irritation and ulcers, and as a "stomach tonic" for intestinal diseases. Rose hip is also used for diarrhea, constipation, gallstones, gallbladder ailments, lower urinary tract and kidney disorders, chest ailments, fever, increasing immune function during exhaustion, increasing blood flow in the limbs and increasing urine flow..
Rosemary contains antibacterial and antioxidant rosmarinic acid, plus several essential oils such as cineol, camphene, borneol, bornyl acetate, and α-pinene that are known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties.
It is also said to aid with memory, this giving greater focus to your pet when training.
Slippery elm bark is a demulcent. This means that it is capable of soothing the lining of the stomach and intestines and reducing irritation. Slippery elm is believed to be an antitussive, meaning it’s great for coughs and for symptoms of other upper respiratory ailments.
Tea has some surprising benefits, the tannin in tea is a bactericidal agent, and will also act as an anti-inflammatory.
Valerian is a herbal supplement with mild sedative qualities that humans have traditionally used to alleviate insomnia, stress, and anxiety. Valerian can also be used to help control seizures.