Category: Eastern Herbal Medicine

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Looking for an Herbal Formulation for Diabetes in Cats?

Why Use an Herbal Formulation for Diabetes in Cats? I remember my first experience giving a cat insulin shots. It was years ago, and I was pet sitting for a friend. Giving kitty an insulin shot would be easy, she said. Just give him a little tuna and give him a shot. That’s it! NOPE. To say the least, giving the kitty a shot didn’t happen quite the way she described it. What she didn’t tell me was how much kitty hated the shot. Or, how fast I’d need to inject to avoid getting scratched! Let’s face it, insulin injections

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What's the Best Supplement for Joint Health in Dogs?

What’s the Best Supplement for Joint Health in Dogs?

We all want our dogs to feel good and have an excellent quality of life, no matter what age.Unfortunately, many dogs suffer from weakened or worn out joints Arthritis and Joint Health in Dogs Arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. All dogs suffer from arthritis as they age. In fact, according to the Arthritis Foundation, approximately 20% of all adult dogs have arthritis. In other words, 1 in 5 adult dogs suffers from arthritis. However,  if your dog is older than 7 years, there is a 65% chance he or she suffers from

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How to Help Horse Autoimmune Disorders With Herbs

How to Help Horse Autoimmune Disorders With Herbs

What are Horse Autoimmune Disorders? In horses, autoimmune disorders show up in two basic forms: Autoimmune Immune-mediated. Equine Autoimmune Disease In equine autoimmune disease, an unknown trigger stimulates the immune system. Then, the immune system begins producing antibodies that, instead of fighting infection, attack the horse’s own tissues. Equine autoimmune diseases include: Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Equine fibromyalgia syndrome (EFMS) Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Equine Immune-mediated Disease In equine immune-mediated disease, the antigen (cause of the reaction) is foreign to the body. Causes often include: Pharmaceuticals Vaccines Bacteria Viruses. Regardless of the cause, the foreign antigen stimulates an

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What's the Best Herbal Herbal Formulation for Horse Diabetes?

What’s the Best Herbal Formulation for Horse Diabetes?

What is Horse Diabetes? You may know some diabetic people.   But, did you know horses also suffer from diabetes and blood sugar problems?    In the equine world, diabetes and insulin resistance are often called by other names: Insulin resistance Pre-Cushing’s Equine metabolic syndrome Veterinarians recently discovered an interesting fact about horses and insulin resistance.    New research shows horses may be insulin resistant without having a pituitary tumor.    In other words, horses can be insulin resistant without having Cushing’s disease.    Also, here’s another interesting fact.   Horses with diabetes or insulin resistance are also prone to

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Fan Xie Ye: A Natural Remedy for Cat Constipation

Fan Xie Ye: A Natural Remedy for Cat Constipation

Life is miserable for everyone when there’s a constipated kitty in the home! The most common signs of cat constipation include: Straining in the litterbox Crying Little accidents around the house. Painful for kitty, and troubling for you. When cats have trouble defecating, it’s called constipation. If left treated, constipation may progress to megacolon. In megacolon, prolonged feces retention stretches and damages the colon muscles. Fecal matter can no longer move through properly. Causes of Cat Constipation Constipation is a clinical sign. In other words, it may or may not have a disease cause. Usually, though, dehydration is the most

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