Wednesday Wisdom - Herbs for Cats / Herbs for Dogs
Updated: May 29, 2019
When it comes to the herbs we use at Holistic Hounds, chamomile is one of our favourites.
Chamomile forms the base of many of our herbal blends, as it's soothing properties can help with some many of the ailments that our pets suffer with.
When choosing herbs for dogs or herbs for cats, Holistic Hounds always considers the benefit of the herb as a true holistic medicine for animals. When we say a true holistic medicine for animals, what we mean is how the herb is going to benefit the animal as a whole, not just in the treatment of a specific ailment.
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 and soothe muscles, including those found in blood vessels and the digestive tract. It is also unappealing to fleas, ticks and worms.
As you can see, when it comes to herbs for dogs or herbs for cats, chamomile is a generally good herb for your pet to have. One of the basics when it comes to holistic medicine for animals.
Chamomile can be found in the following products:
We told you it was one of our favourites!!