Herbal Remedies for Health Condition

HERBAL REMEDIES FOR HEATH CONDITIONS

Always seek advice from a veterinarian or holistic therapist before using any of the following treatments

 

CANCER (prevention)

Lemon Balm

Mistletoe leaf

Barberry bark

Roman Chamomile Flower

Comfrey Leaf

Echinacea Root

Fenugreek Seed

Astragalus root

TCM herbs

Madagascar periwinkle shrinks certain types of cancer

Vincristine – white blood cell cancers in dogs

 

SKIN DISORDERS

Tincture of pot Marigold (Diluted) – promotes blood clotting

Also Yarrow herb with Peppermint or German chamomile flower.

Comfrey leaf – helps epithelial growth around an abrasion

Calendula tincture – makes new skin form faster when applied to a wound

Hypericum tincture (by mouth) accelerates healing

Marsh mallow & Slippery Elm ointment – thin walled abscesses

Peppermint tea – open wounds

Diluted Cider Vinegar – to clean Hot spots

Tea tree oil, thyme, angelica root, marigold flower, rosemary leaf – all have antifungal properties

Yam Dioscora – to correct skin infection due hormone imbalance

 

ITCHY SKIN

German Chamomile Flower

Burdock Root

Curled Dock Root

Liquorice Root

Southernwood

Corn starch and water mixed into paste will cool and reduce itching

Goldenseal & Calendula cream – reduces itching

 

SKIN ABRASIONS

Turmeric Root

Yarrow

Peppermint

Comfrey Leaf

 

PARASITES

Cider vinegar – repellent for some insects

Powdered garlic and goldenseal mixed with olive oil – treatment for demodex mange

Vegetable oil rubbed into area starve demodex mites of oxygen

 

FLEAS

Natural pyrethin powder from chrysanthemums and Acorus calamus

 

EAR MITES

Dilute 9 drops of yellow dock tincture in 15ml water and instill in affected ears every 3 days for 6 weeks at the very least to kill ear mites and the eggs hatching.

 

COLITIS

Marsh Mallow Root

Nutmeg Seed

Turmeric Root

 

HEART DISEASE

Hawthorn

Motherwort

Dandelion Leaf

 

URINARY TRACT DISORDERS

Stone Root

Field Horsetail

Couch Grass

Bearberry

Juniper Berry

Marsh mallow Root

 

KIDNEY IMPAIRMENT

Cinnamon Bark

Rehmannia

Comfrey Leaf

Celery

 

BONES AND JOINTS

Angelica root

Greater Celandine

Aloe vera

Ginkgo

Turmeric root

Omega 3

 

Anti-rheumatics

Celery seed

Meadowsweet

 

Synovial membrane and joint cartilage

Comfrey leaf

 

MUSCLES TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS

Sprains, muscle sprains - Liniments of Yarrow herb, hyssop, sweet pepper

Bruising of muscles - Lettuce leaf, hop strobile, German chamomile flower or Rosemary leaf 

Muscle Spasm – Ginger root, caraway seed, fennel seed

 

TEETH AND MOUTH

Soothe gum soreness – Marsh mallow root

Mouth wash and oral health – Purple coneflower

 

DIGESTION –The stomach

To help digestion – cardamom seed, fennel seed, ginger root, barberry bark

Vomiting – extract of plums,

Nausea – German Chamomile, fennel, peppermint

Nausea due to anxiety – ginger

Nausea in travel or motion sickness – Ginger

Hepatitis – seeds of milk thistle

 

DIGESTION –The intestines

Bowel inflammation – Marsh mallow root, slippery elm soothe and protects tissue

Ulceration- pokeroot

Bacteria – Echinacea, goldenseal

Inflammation- Comfrey

Bowels – Arrow root

Mild laxative – Dandelion and B vitamin source

Intestine contractions and trapped gas – Peppermint oil, German chamomile, valerian, rosemary, lemon balm, Ayurvedic

 

URINARY SYSTEM

Preventing urinary stones – Stone root herb, horsetail herb

Increase urine flow – Diuretic herbs, dandelion leaf, couch grass

Reduce Edema – Cherry stalk extract

Bacterial cystitis – bearberry leaf, juniper berry

Soothe urinary tract and help pass small stones – peppermint herb, fennel seed, marsh mallow root

Kidney impairments – Cinnamon bark, comfrey leaf, celery seed

 

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Anemic dogs - Emblic myrobalan fruit, angelica root, ashwagandha root, rehmannia root,

Improve supply of oxygen to heart muscle by dilating coronary arteries – Hawthorn

Adult heart worm – purified extracts of ginger

 

SENILE DEMENTIA

St Johns Wort, Yarrow, ginseng root, myrrh resin - all boosts blood flow to the brain and delay development of senile dementia.

 

AUTO-IMMUNE DISORDERS

Astragalus root –stimulate the development of cells in the immune system

Echinacea, Golden seal, Pau d’arco – strengthens immune system

 

ALLERGIES

Oil of Peppermint – clear nasal congestion

Ayurvedic herb – Dilate the bronchi

Khella – reduce bronchial constriction

Ginkgo & Aloe vera – anti-inflammatory abilities

Turmeric root – anti-inflammatory properties and aid digestion of protein

Echinacea- given before allergy seasons will boost immune system

Fennel, Cumin root – given if the absorptive lining of the small intestine is damaged or leaking

 

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Catmint – fever

Echinacea – enhance immune system

Thyme – To relax windpipe and bronchial passages in respiratory infections

Ginger, Cloves Cinnamon and Aloe vera – for their antimicrobial properties

Garlic – for cell production

 

DIABETES

Marsh mallow root, coriander seeds, nettle

 

EYE AND NOSE DISORDERS

Inflamed allergic eye or nostril – lightly boiled decoction of fennel seed, eyebright or elder flower

Bacterial eye infections – decoctions of fennel seed, roman chamomile flower.

Sore eyes – Greater celandine

Crusty nose – Cod liver oil

Blocked sinuses – infusion of mullein

 

EARS

Clear residual wax after an ear infection – Olive or Almond oil

Damage to ear flaps – clean with witch hazel

Inflamed ear canals - marigold

Sunburn on tips of white dog’s ears – Aloe vera

Reduce deafness by improving circulation to ear – Ginger and Ginkgo biloba

 

OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID

Anti-inflammatory

Reduces discomfort for chronic skin disorder

Joint inflammation

Reduces pain

 

GARLIC

Lowers blood pressure

Accelerates the breakdown of waste matter from cells

Mild Infections

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Digestive Disorders

Mild Flea repellent

 

ECHINACEA

Antibiotic

A stimulate for the immune system

 

MARIGOLD

Soothe inflamed skin

Digestive Disorder

 

LAVENDER

Antiseptic

Calming

Insect bites

Burns

 

COMFREY
Soothing and healing

Heal wounds

Burns

Bruises

Strains

 

SIBERIAN GINSENG

Helps regulate blood sugar and affect the adrenal glands

 

ASHWAGHANDA

Increases hemoglobin and red blood cell counts (Anemia)

 

Oil of Cedar

Mite killing properties

Antibacterial

Antifungal properties

 

Seed oil of Neem

Antibacterial and inhibits ring worm

 

ALOE VERA

Anti inflammatory

Analgesic

Anti-microbial effects that stimulate immune system

 

YARROW
Improves circulation and lowers blood pressure

 

Stress anxiety and sedative herbs to reduce stress or anxiety in bitches during mating

Valerian root

Lemon balm

Hop strobile

Lettuce leaf

 

Enhance performance of stud dog

Zinc supplement

Ginseng root

Celery seed

Fenugreek seed

 

Natural Oestrogen supplements

Sage, Motherwort

 

Control over sexed dogs

Black cohosh, blue cohosh, wild yam

 

Improve sperm count

Dehydroepiandrosterone

 

Behaviour and herbal remedies

 

Anxiety Behaviour

Valerian root

Guelder rose bark

Lemon balm

Roman chamomile flower

Lettuce leaf

 

Sedative for calming nervous individuals

St Johns wort

Hops

 

Mild depression anxiousness

St Johns Wort

 

Shyness

Mimulus

 

Apathy

Wild rose

 

Fear on behalf of the family

Red Chestnut

 

Lack of self confidence

Larch

 

Lack of concentration

Clematis

 

Melancholy

Mustard

 

Aloofness

Water violet

 

Excessive desire for company

Heather

 

Over protectiveness

Chicory

 

Dominance

Vervain