It is important to take into account any existing conditions or medications when considering a holistic health plan.
Apple Cider Vinegar: From urinary tract infections to tear stains, treating fleas and hot spots. Valerian: Like chamomile, valerian is great for calming your anxious pooch. It’s great for motivating your cat to get up and get active in no time flat.
Coconut Oil: for your pets inside and out. You can add it to their food.
Peppermint: It will help your dog with upset stomach, gas, nausea, and car sickness. Avoid peppermint for cats, becuse they are especially sensitive to peppermint oil and it can make them very ill.
Glucosamine and Chondroitin: These supplemenmts can be used to help your cat and dog with arthritis and hip dysplasia.
Milk Thistle: This great herb improves liver function and helps to repair liver damage. If your dog has been on any strong medications, use the extract.
Olive Oil: Add just a little to your dog food to promote healthy weight loss, improved immunity, better cognitive development, a healthy skin and coat. Use very little as you don't want to upset your dog's stomach and lead to other issues.
Pet Massage: Pet massage can help prevent injury and aid the body in healing.
Chamomile: Used as an extract or tea, chamomile can be added to your dog or cat’s water to help with hyperactivity and stress. It can also help soothe dry skin.
Ginger: This root is great for calming a dog’s upset stomach, reducing gas, vomiting, nausea, and even bronchitis and coughing.
Licorice Root: This root is great for kitties with allergies and respiratory problems. Its anti-inflammatory properties are also great for cats with arthritis.
Echinacea: extract is great for infections of all kinds. Just use five to ten drops three times a day for a week. Less often for cats and other small animals. (Do not give this to pets who have autoimmune disorders, including cats diagnosed with (FIV or FeLV.)
Catnip: is a happy pill for a cat.
Goldenseal: is a powerful natural antibacterial that can be used as a tea, tincture, or eye wash to ease conjunctivitis in dogs and cats. And it has anti-inflammatory, help soothe minor irritations or rashes.
Be sure to watch them for signs of discomfort or behavior changes.
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