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Asthma - Pet Botanicals

Asthma - Pet Botanicals

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Asthma in pets can be a challenging condition, but natural remedies provide a holistic approach to managing and alleviating symptoms. One key element is ensuring a clean and allergen-free environment for the pet. Regular cleaning and dusting, using natural, pet-safe cleaning products, can help minimize airborne irritants that may trigger asthma attacks. Adequate ventilation and maintaining optimal humidity levels contribute to a healthier living space for pets with asthma.

Herbal supplements play a significant role in supporting respiratory health in pets with asthma. Mullein and licorice root are herbs known for their anti-inflammatory properties and their ability to soothe irritated airways. These herbs can be included in the pet's diet or administered as supplements, under the guidance of a veterinarian. Additionally, Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish oil, have anti-inflammatory effects that may aid in reducing asthma symptoms. Integrating these natural supplements can provide nutritional support for pets dealing with asthma.

Aromatherapy is another natural approach that can benefit pets with asthma. Essential oils such as lavender and eucalyptus, when used cautiously and in diluted forms, can help create a calming atmosphere and potentially assist in relieving respiratory distress. It's crucial to consult with a veterinarian before introducing essential oils, as pets vary in their sensitivity to certain scents. By combining these natural remedies and maintaining a vigilant eye on the pet's environment, pet owners can play a proactive role in managing asthma and promoting overall respiratory well-being.

 

How to Dosage

Dogs

0.5 kg – 4.5kg = 1-3 drops 2-3 x day

4.5kg – 10 kg = 3-5 drops 2-3 x day

10kg – 22kg = 5-10 drops 2-3x day

50kg onwards = 10 – 20 drops 2-3 x day

Start slow and slowly build up eg.  3 drops for first week, then increase second week to full dose. Remain on the dosage for a few weeks, then decrease slowly.  If symptoms return start again. 

Cats

5 drops 2 x day with a strong-smelling food (to disguise) otherwise if you cat is brave you can place the drops inside their mouth.  Start slow and slowly build up eg.  3 drops for first week, then increase second week to full dose. Remain on the dosage for a few weeks, then decrease slowly.  If symptoms return start again.

 

May contain trace amounts of alcohol.  If you want to take the alcohol out of your tincture, then take lid off bottle, simmer slowly till water starts to bubble (only slightly bubbling) remover, then your done.  This will help to evaporate the alcohol from your tincture.

 

Disclaimer
This website is for educational purposes only. The information provided here is not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult with a qualified veterinarian or healthcare professional for specific concerns or issues related to your pet's health. 
While natural therapies can be valuable in supporting your pet's health, it's crucial to emphasize that consulting with a qualified veterinarian may also be essential.  When incorporating natural therapies alongside conventional medicine for your pets, it's crucial to exercise caution and be aware of potential contraindications. Certain herbs or supplements may interact with prescribed medications, affecting their efficacy or causing unintended side effects, underscoring their importance.   Consulting with a veterinarian experienced in integrative approaches will help to ensure the well-being of your furry companions.
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