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Herbs For Pets

Healthy ingredients for pets

Is Thyme Safe for Dogs and Cats?

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

Let’s dive into the many uses of this spice and discover whether Thyme is safe for dogs and cats. But first, let’s understand what made Thyme so popular as a fragrant-lasting evergreen spice used for therapeutic, decorative, and culinary purposes. What is Thymus vulgaris? Thyme is an essential member of the mint family Lamiaceae and...

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Lush green aloe vera leaves being chopped into a brown bowl.

Benefits of aloe vera for dogs and cats

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Did you know that aloe vera for dogs and cats can be super beneficial for their health? It’s true! Though small, aloe vera is one of the mightiest succulents out there for both humans and pets alike! Keep reading to find out more about what this amazing little plant has to offer! What is Aloe...

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Closeup of a cluster of pale hydrangea flowers. is hydrangea poisonous for dogs and cats

Is Hydrangea Poisonous to Dogs and Cats?

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

Quite often we get asked: isn’t hydrangea poisonous to dogs and cats? You may have read about it being dangerous for your pet’s health, but is that true? We’re here to set the records straight! What is Hydrangea? Also known as Hydrangea arborescens, this plant has over a hundred different cultivars. Its impressive floral clusters grow in...

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image of a small cutting board with rosemary sprigs on top. there is also a knife beside the cutting board with more rosemary on top of the knife. rosemary for dogs and cats.

Learn When To Use Rosemary for Dogs and Cats

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Many kitchens around the world utilize Rosemary for its aromatic properties and health benefits. So you may be wondering if rosemary for dogs and cats is safe. Keep reading to learn more about this powerful plant and its effects on pet health! What is Rosemary? Also known as Rosmarinus officinalis, this aromatic shrub has creeping or upright...

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close up of several alfalfa for dogs and catsleaves. benefits of alfalfa

Benefits of Alfalfa for Dogs and Cats

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Have you ever looked up alfalfa for dogs and cats? You may have heard about the benefits of alfalfa on human health, so what benefits does it provide our furry friends? Is alfalfa safe for pets? Well lucky for you, we’re here to answer these questions!  What is Alfalfa? Also known as Medicago sativa, this plant is...

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a bundle of borage flowers with stems and pods to the right of the frame. safely using the borage plant for dogs and cats.

Safely Using The Borage Plant for Dogs and Cats

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

Have you ever heard of the borage plant before? Don’t worry if you haven’t, we’re here to tell you about it! Keep reading to learn about what it looks like, where it’s from, its uses in herbalism, and how to use it for pets! What is Borage? Borago officinalis is a self-seeding annual plant that is...

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Bamboo basket filled with astragalus root. teapot and green plant framing the image. is astragalus safe for cats and dogs

Is Astragalus Safe for Cats and Dogs?

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Humans have been using the astragalus plant since ancient times, dating back thousands of years. But is astragalus safe for cats and dogs? The NHV team is here to answer this question and to tell you all about it!  What is Astragalus? Astragalus membranaceus, also known as milkvetch, is a member of the pea family....

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Image of two glass bottles one containing marigold oil extraction, the other contains marigold flower infusion, both bottles are on a wooden surface surrounded by different shades of marigolds. Are marigolds poisonous to dogs and cats?

Is Calendula Safe For Dogs and Cats?

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

As a concerned pet parent, you may be wondering: ‘is calendula safe for dogs and cats?’ Well, don’t you worry because the NHV team is here to help answer this question and more! What is Calendula? Calendula officinalis, is a bright yellow, orange, or red-orange flowering plant native to Europe and Africa. It is one...

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Bladder and Kidney stones in pets are a common condition. Read more to learn about how Turmeric can help support pets with this condition.

How Turmeric Can Help Kidney Stones In Pets

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Bladder and kidney stones in pets are common problems. Your furkid may even experience this uncomfortable condition at one point in their life so it’s super important to be aware of the signs, symptoms, and types of natural support to help your little one feel better. What Are Kidney or Bladder Stones? As the names...

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leaves of a tea tree plant from the top of a tree canopy. Tea tree oil, dogs, cats, and what you need to know

Tea Tree Oil, Dogs, Cats, and What You Need To Know

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Tea tree is a popular herb known for its fresh, herbal scent. You can find it in many wellness products made for humans for its aroma and medicinal properties. We have had many pet parents ask us if tea tree oil is also safe for dogs and cats. If you also have that question, we’re...

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