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Gastro - Pet Botanicals

Gastro - Pet Botanicals

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Our herbal botanical medicine for treating gastrointestinal issues in pets offers a holistic and natural approach to support their digestive health. Herbal remedies, such as those containing chamomile, ginger, and fennel, have been historically recognized for their digestive benefits in both humans and animals. These herbs are known for their anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, providing relief from gastrointestinal discomfort and promoting a balanced digestive environment. Research studies, including those by Capasso et al. (2000) and Tindle & Petzke (2019), emphasize the potential efficacy of herbal medicine in addressing functional dyspepsia and supporting overall digestive wellness.

Additionally, the mucilaginous properties of certain herbs, like slippery elm and marshmallow root, can contribute to gastrointestinal health by forming a protective coating on the digestive tract lining. This protective layer may aid in reducing irritation and inflammation, addressing common issues such as gastritis in pets. The use of herbal remedies aligns with the principles of traditional medicine, focusing on addressing the root causes of gastrointestinal problems rather than merely alleviating symptoms.

The combination of various herbs allows for a synergistic effect, addressing multiple aspects of digestive health simultaneously. This comprehensive approach is supported by herbal medicine principles outlined in references such as "A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs" by Bone (2003) and "Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs" edited by Blumenthal et al. (2000).

It's important to note that while herbal botanical medicine can be a valuable complementary approach for managing gastrointestinal issues in pets, consultation with a veterinarian is crucial. A professional assessment ensures that the chosen herbal remedies are safe, appropriate, and effectively address the specific needs of each individual pet.

Our herbal botanical medicine for gastrointestinal issues in pets provides a natural and holistic solution, drawing upon the rich tradition of herbal medicine and supported by contemporary research. By incorporating these herbal remedies, pet owners can actively contribute to their pets' digestive well-being while embracing a gentle and individualized approach to care.

 

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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