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Herbs For Pets

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The Healing Benefits of Hawthorn for Dogs & Cats

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

We get a lot of questions regarding the use of Hawthorn for dogs and cats. So today, we’ll list the benefits of this well-known natural heart tonic and discuss the correct usage for pets. History of Crataegus monogyna Crataegus monogyna, known as common Hawthorn, has a rich history as a natural remedy. Its use dates...

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Herbal ingredients for dogs

The Wonders of Wild Yam for Dogs and Cats!

Herbs For Pets 3 min read

Yam is widely known as a superfood for us humans, but who would have thought of using Wild Yam for dogs and cats too? The truth is, if used correctly, this ingredient can be very beneficial for our four-legged friends. History of Dioscorea vilosa Wild Yam has a long and illustrious history, dating back centuries...

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The many benefits of Reishi mushroom for dogs & cats

Herbs For Pets 2 min read

Vibrant, colorful, and packed with medicinal benefits, the reishi mushroom for dogs and cats should be an essential part of a pet’s daily regimen and maybe even yours too! Keep reading to learn more about this powerful little fungi. History of the Medicinal Use of Reishi The reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum or lingzhi) is a...

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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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