Herbs To Help Detox While Easy To Use

Friday, June 11, 2010

My source for this article is Natural Health For Dogs & Cats...by Dr. Pitcarin...I don't agree with his use of grains for diets for dogs...but that is about it...the book is a great addition to any dog owners library. I especially appreciate his section on vaccines and how they effect the canine. I with more people would read and become educated.

Alfalfa...I have mentioned it in other articles. Alfalfa is a great tonic herb that stimulates digestion as well as appetite. A great herb for dogs that have urinary problems such as crystals, or chronic bladder infections

Dog Size Alfalfa Dry (Teaspoon)

Toy= 10-15 lbs 1
Small= 20-40 lbs 3
Medium= 45-70 lbs 5
Large= 75-90 lbs 7
Giant 100 lbs+ 9

Burdock Root cleanses the blood and helps the body detoxify. Great for skin disorders!

Soak 1 teaspoon of the root in 1 cup of spring or distilled water in glass or enamel pan for 5 hours. Then bring to a boil, remove from heat and let cool.
Burdock Root (Teaspoon)
Toy= 10-15 lbs 1
Small= 20-40 lbs 2
Medium= 45-70 lbs 3
Large= 75-90 lbs 5
Giant 100 lbs+ 6

Holly
Licensed Acupuncturist and Dog Herbalist

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