Category: Eastern Herbal Medicine

DIY Energetically Warming Homemade Dog Food Recipe

DIY Energetically Warming Homemade Dog Food Recipe

How can you tell if your dog needs a warming dog food recipe? Well, is your dog overweight, sluggish, or depressed? If so, an energetically warming diet will make your dog feel much better! A warming diet also helps dogs who feel cold all the time and like to snuggle in warm places. Or, maybe your dog has a thin coat and you live in a cool climate. A warming diet will help keep your dog warm. Most importantly, a warming diet helps dogs suffering from Qi deficiency. What is Qi Deficiency? Many dogs, as they age, become Qi deficient.

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How to Help Your Diabetic Dog with Chinese Herbs

How to Help Your Diabetic Dog with Chinese Herbs

To some people, the thought of a dog being diabetic sounds odd. But, the truth is, canine diabetes is becoming quite a challenge. In fact, a recent article in the American Veterinarian Journal claims: What is Canine Diabetes? In Canine diabetes, the dog’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired. As a result, the dog suffers abnormal carbohydrate metabolism. Abnormal carb metabolism, in turn, causes elevated blood and urine glucose levels. Diabetes develops when a dog’s glucose-insulin connection isn’t working right. There are two forms of canine diabetes: Insulin-deficiency diabetes Insulin-resistance diabetes. In addition, some female dogs develop

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Herbal formulas of TCVM

What to Expect When Giving Your Pet TCVM & Eastern Herbal Medicine

 What are TCVM and Eastern Herbal Medicine Formulas? Our clinic uses TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) and Eastern Herbal Medicine formulas from Dr. Xie’s Jing Tang Herbal, located in Reddick, FL. Dr. Huisheng Xie, a third-generation practitioner of TCVM, born and educated in China, developed the line of Jing Tang herbal formulas. Dr. Xie created the Jing Tang formulas through knowledge gleaned from 30 years of clinical experience combined with traditional Chinese herbal recipes dating back 3,000 years. Eastern herbal medicine blends consist of herbs specifically chosen to work synergistically to relieve the patient’s symptoms. At the same time, the

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Herbs for incontinence

Suo Quan Wan Treats Incontinence in Dogs, Cats & Horses

Chinese Herbs for Incontinence in Dogs? Suo Quan Wan is a TCM herbal blend to treat incontinence in dogs, cats, and horses. The Western Medical Indication for this herbal formula is urinary incontinence. The Traditional Chinese Medicine indications for Suo Quan Wan include: Kidney Qi deficiency A cold or weak back A pale, wet tongue Urinary leakage A deep, weak pulse. The Eastern/Western Exam At our clinic, pets receive an Eastern exam (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in combination with the standard veterinary exam. Just so you know, Traditional Chinese Medicine exams are different from standard Western veterinary exams. For example, Traditional

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Ophiopogon Formula Treats Cushing's Disease in Dogs, Cats and Horses

Ophiopogon Formula Treats Cushing’s Disease in Dogs, Cats and Horses

What is Ophiopogon Formula? Ophiopogon Formula is a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) herbal blend that treats Cushing’s Disease in dogs, cats, and horses. If your pet has Cushing’s disease, Ophiopogon Formula might help. The Western medical indications Ophiopogon Formula is: Cushing’s disease Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) Insulin resistance Diabetes Hyperthyroidism The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine indications are: Dry skin with hot ears and feet Excessive panting with spontaneous outbursts at night Polydipsia Polyuria Yin deficiency A pulse that is thready and fast A tongue that is red and dry How does Ophiopogon Formula Help Cushing’s Disease in Dogs, Cats, and Horses? At

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Er Chen Tang Treats Coughs in Dogs, Cats, and Horses

What is Er Chen Tang? Er Chen Tang is a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) herbal blend that treats coughs in dogs, cats, and horses. The Western medical indication for this herbal blend is a persistent cough. The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine indications are: A cough Damp-Cold Phlegm A slippery pulse A wet tongue At Natchez Trace Veterinary Services, pets often receive an Eastern exam (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in combination with the standard veterinary exam. Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy is very different than our standard Western medical philosophy. Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on balance and finding the cause of the problem

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