There are a variety of herbal and plant-based "natural remedies" touted for dogs, but none of them are really known to do any good. The only natural anti-inflammatory that I know of with proven anti-inflammatory properties is willow bark, which was concentrated into aspirin - which is extremely toxic to dogs.
Herbal tea is an herbal infusion not made from the leaves of tea bush. Here in herbal you won't find any caffeine. In addition to serving as a beverage, herbal teas are also consumed for their medicinal benefits. Basically i prefer chamomile tea which is one of the herbal tea especially for their stimulant, relaxant or seductive properties.
There aren't any effective natural (non-prescription) antibiotics for dogs, and many of the natural/holistic/herbal/traditional preparations suggested can actually be toxic to dogs. For a superficial, non-complicated infection, your dog may be able to fight off the bacteria on his own. However, most bacterial infections, if severe enough to be noticed by an owner, will need to be treated with antibiotics prescribed by a veterinarian.
I am looking for books like The Herbal Home Remedy Book by Joyce A. Wardwell. NOT OTHER books by Joyce books LIKE the herbal book she wrote. Any suggestions?
Herbal teas vary widely dependent on the herbs used. "Herbal tea" is a very broad category, including any hot water infusion made from any plant other than the tea plant. Many common herbal teas are acidic, as most food and drink tends to be on the acidic side. But the range of pH (a measure of acidity) of herbal teas is huge. One of the most common ingredients in herbal teas, hibiscus, is highly acidic…
There are some products that contain pheromones that are known to have a calming effect on dogs and therefore reduce their barking, or discourage them from barking too loudly. There are also holistic and herbal products that one can buy that also have a calming effect on dogs and discourage them from wanting to bark loudly. There are also anti bark collars and muzzles that some people do get for their dogs, but whether these…
Besides a possible allergic reaction, one of the major health concerns for using herbal remedies is the interaction with other medications. While some of these interactions are well-known, there are so many more that are unknown. Since herbal products are not as rigorously tested as licensed pharmaceuticals, it is best to consult a physician before taking any herbal remedies.