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Constipation Tincture - Pet Medicine

Constipation Tincture - Pet Medicine

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Constipation can be uncomfortable and distressing for pets, but there are herbal and natural remedies that can help support regular bowel movements. One effective natural remedy is canned pumpkin. Pumpkin is rich in fiber, which can help promote healthy digestion and alleviate constipation. You can add a small amount of plain canned pumpkin to your pet's food to encourage regular bowel movements.

Another natural approach to address constipation in pets is the use of olive oil. Olive oil is a natural lubricant that can help ease the passage of stool. You can add a teaspoon of olive oil to your pet's food or apply it to their paws for them to lick off. Ensure that you use extra virgin olive oil without any additives. Proper hydration is crucial in managing constipation, so always make sure your pet has access to clean and fresh water.

Herbal remedies like psyllium husk or flaxseed can also be beneficial for constipation in pets. These natural fiber sources can aid in softening and moving the stool through the digestive tract. By incorporating these natural approaches with proper veterinary care, you can help your pet manage constipation and maintain a healthy digestive system, leading to more regular and comfortable bowel movements.

 

How to Dose

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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