Here in our final Tripawds Nutrition post listing the top 10 Healing Herbs for Hounds and Humans, we present links to more information and comparison shopping for natural remedies from the top ten list recommended by Dogster.
NOTE: Please consult with your vet or a veterinary nutritionist regarding dosage or when considering any new supplements for your dog.
What: Hawthorn Flower Crataegus is a berry that is often used to treat cardiac insufficiency.
Why: Hawthorn can help stave off congestive heart failure in senior dogs by strengthening the heart muscle and improving circulation. It can also be beneficial to younger dogs who have survived heartworm disease.
What: Boswellia tree resin (aka: Frankincense) is reported to have many medicinal uses.
Why: Senior dogs can benefit from Boswellia which is known to reduce inflammation and improve mobility in arthritic dogs.
What: Euphrasia officinalis is a the flowering plant that is often used to treat eye infections.
Why: The homeopathic Eyebright may save you from an expensive visit to the vet if your dog develops goopy eyes.
What: The roots of this Arctium thistle has long been prized for its blood-purifying, hair-regrowing, and cancer-fighting powers.
Why: Breeds prone to cancer may benefit from Burdock administered as a preventative cooked in food or given as a raw chewy treat.
Read about all 10 herbal remedies in the Dogster list!