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Herbs For Pets

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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Ginger rhizome, powder, and leaves on a wooden table top. Is ginger good for dogs and cats?

Is Ginger Good For Dogs and Cats?

Herbs For Pets 4 min read

Ginger is a common herb all over the world. It is a popular ingredient in cooking across the globe for its spice and flavor. It is also popularly used as a herbal remedy for various issues. Since this ingredient is a staple in most homes, you may be wondering, “is ginger good for dogs and...

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Cluster of eyebright plants with flowers in full bloom.

Eyebright For Dogs and Cats

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Just like its name implies, eyebright has been used for centuries to improve eyesight, relieve inflammation and promote an overall “brightness” to one’s eyes. What is Eyebright? Eyebright is an elegant flowering plant that grows in dry pastures and chalky soils all over Europe, North America, and Northern and Western Asia. Within this plant family,...

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Dried ashwagandha root, ashwagandha powder, and fresh ashwagandha leaves on a wooden table top. Is Ashwagandha safe for pets?

Is Ashwagandha Safe For Pets?

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

Ashwa-what? Ashwagandha! Wow, that’s a mouthful. You may or may not have heard of this ancient herb that has a long history of use in Ayurvedic Medicine! And you may be asking yourself, “but is ashwagandha safe for pets?” Keep reading to find out! What is Ashwagandha? Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb that is also...

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European mistletoe leaves and berries. Is European mistletoe safe for pets?

Is European Mistletoe Safe For Pets?

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Mistletoe has more controversy surrounding it than just the kisses that happen under it. If you’re trying to find out whether or not European mistletoe is safe for pets, you may be finding conflicting information and we’re here to help you find answers. What Is European Mistletoe? There are many types of mistletoe. European Mistletoe,...

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Is Slippery Elm Safe for Pets?

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

You may have been hearing about the many health benefits of slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) for humans, but you may be wondering ‘is slippery elm safe for pets’ too? If so, how do I use it safely? Well, you’re in luck because we are here to answer these important questions for you! What is Slippery...

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