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Best Dogsterbs, Part 3

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.

7. Hawthorn

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.

Hawthorn Flower & Leaf 90 Caps Hawthorn Flower & Leaf 90 Caps

Hawthorn Flower & Leaf is known as a botanical heart tonic. Hawthorne is recommended for angina, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, hypertension, coronary heart disease, high cholesterol, nervous disorders, insomnia and Raynaud’s Syndrome… [more]


Hawthorn Berry Powder Cert. Organic (Crataegus laevigata) 4 oz: C Hawthorn Berry Powder Cert. Organic

Used as an infusion, decoction, extract and tincture. Hawthorn is safe for long-term use. The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Hawthorn leaf and flower for ‘Decreasing cardiac output… [more]


Herb Pharm's Hawthorn Blend/Crataegus spp. 1 oz Herb Pharm’s Hawthorn Blend/Crataegus
House of Nutrition

Hawthorn/Crataegus spp. Extract We prepare our Hawthorn Extract from spring-harvested flowers & leaves, and autumn-harvested berries of Crataegus spp. trees which are Custom Wildcrafted in their natural wild habitat, carefully shade-dried and then thoroughly extracted… [more]


8. Boswellia

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.

NaturVet S.O.D.  & Boswellia Tablets (500 Tabs) NaturVet S.O.D. & Boswellia Tablets
Entirely Pets

Guaranteed Analysis: Analysis per tablet: S.O.D. (Superoxide Dismutase) – 1,500 I.U. Boswellia Serrata – 150 mg Ingredients: Superoxide Dismutase, Boswellia Serrata, Beef Liver, Montmorillonite, Processed Grain By-Products, Whey, Stearic Acid and Silica Aerogel. Directions: ANIMAL WEIGHT DAILY AMOUNT Cats 1/2 tablet Dogs to 20 lbs. 1 tablet 21-79 lbs. 2 tablets 80 + lbs. 3 tablets… [more]


Boswellia 60 Vcaps Boswellia 60 Vcaps

BoswelliaThe golden yellow resin from the bark of Boswellia (Boswellia serrata) has long been used in Ayurvedic practice as a support for function of healthy joints.1 Clinical evidence of this activity is found in placebo-controlled clinical studies. Boswellia supported joint function, either when taken alone2 or combined with other Ayurvedic herbs (Ashwagandha, Turmeric) and minerals… [more]


Boswellia Herb Powder (Boswellia serrata) 8 oz: B Boswellia Herb Powder (Boswellia serrata)

Effective for arthritis, Boswellia has attracted a lot of attention in the world medical community because it possesses anti-inflammatory action that is just as effective against most types of arthritis as most prescription medication, yet Boswellia does not have any side of the side effects. … [more]


9. Eyebright

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.

Herbal Eyebright By Christopher's Original Formulas - 100 Capsules Herbal Eyebright By Christopher’s Original Formulas

This formula had been used historically for any eye disorder such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinopathy and night blindness. In addition, this formula has been used to help promote the general health of the eyes. All encapsulated products are in a pure 100% vegetable based capsule. … [more]

Eyebright ALCOHOL FREE, 1 OZ Eyebright ALCOHOL FREE, 1 OZ

Eyebright Alcohol Free Extract by Natures Answer. This formula is excellent for brightening and healing the eyes¸ and it is known to remove the cataracts and heavy film from the eyes… [more]

10. Burdock

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.

Burdock Root ALCOHOL FREE, 1 OZ Burdock Root ALCOHOL FREE, 1 OZ

Burdock Root Extract Promotes Healthy Blood Levels… [more]

Burdock By Christopher's Original Formulas - 100 Capsules Burdock By Christopher’s Original

Burdock Root acts as an alternative, tonic, diuretic, diaphoretic, stomachic, aperient, depurative, antiscorbutic, demulcent. It is one of the best alterative and depurative (blood-purifying) agents in nature but does not nauseate. Burdock root beneficially influences the skin, soothes the kidneys and relieves congestions of the lymphatic… [more]

Burdock Root Powder Cert. Organic (Arctium lappa; Niu Bang Zi) 1 lb: C Burdock Root Powder Cert.

The Burdock herb seems to act by encouraging bile secretion, an hepatoprotective action that helps the body process water-insoluble fats. Burdock has been shown to reduce liver damage in animal studies. It also contains polyacetylenes that have been shown to have anti-microbial activity. … [more]

Read about all 10 herbal remedies in the Dogster list!

1 thought on “Best Dogsterbs, Part 3”

  1. Thank you for this! I was just going to order Maggie some boswellia as it recommended for her for pain(when needed) by my holistic vet!

    I have also been interested in burdock root.

    Tracy, Maggie’s Mom


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