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This is a handy, easy-to-use reference guide that puts practical information into the hands of anyone who wishes to use herbs in the holistic care of dogs and cats. Written by two internationally recognized herbalist/authors who specialize in companion animal care, the easy-to-use format of this booklet provides the reader with quick access to the basic principles of herbal pet care, as well as step-by-step guidance through the safe and effective applications of herbal preparations for animals. 30 pages, black and white. Paperback. Text printed on recycled paper.
Editor note: I keep mine on the desk for quick and easy reference. It provides very useful information without taking up much space.
- Page 1: How to use herbs naturally and effectively, using principles that address the overall health of your animal and the underlying causes of disease.
- Page 2-3: Understanding what herbs can and cannot do for your pet, what dose to start with, diet considerations and learning the correct herbs to use by recognizing the medicinal actions and special affinities of plants.
- Pages 3-5: The most common forms of herb preparations are described, and their uses, pros and cons in relation to animal care are discussed.
- Pages 6-23: An easy-to-use reference to 64 useful herbs; including information on specific uses, preparation, administration and cautions relative to their safe use in dogs and cats.
- Pages 24-27: Nine compound formulations are identified and cross-referenced with their indications, dosages and contraindications; to serve dozens of applications -- from flaky skin and bad breath to urinary tract disorders and arthritis.
- Pages 28-29: Dozens of common ailments are cross-referenced to lists of possible herbal remedies -- to serve as a starting point from which you can develop a personalized approach to herbal pet care.
- Bibliography & Recommended Reading: Where to look next for information about natural pet care and herbal remedies.
Herbs Covered (common names listed):
Alfalfa, Aloe vera, Bee Balm, Black Walnut, Bugleweed, Burdock, Calendula, Catnip, Cats' Claw, Cayenne, Chamomile, Chaparral, Chickweed, Cleavers, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Cornsilk, Couch Grass, Dandelion, Dill, Echinacea, Eucalyptus, Eyebright, Fennel, Feverfew, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo, Goldenrod, Goldenseal, Grindelia, Hawthorn, Hops, Horsetail, Juniper, Licorice, Marshmallow, Milk Thistle, Mullein, Nettles, Oatstraw, Oregon Grape, Oxeye Daisy, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Psyllium/Plantain, Pumpkin Seed, Red Clover, Red Raspberry, Rose, Rosemary, Sage, Senna, St. John's Wort, Shepherd's Purse, Skullcap, Slippery Elm, Thyme, Turmeric, Turkey Rhubarb, Valerian, Wild Cherry, Wormwood, Yellow Dock, Yucca
Easy-to-use herbal guide covering over 60 common herbs used in natural animal health.