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Resp-Aid™ for Cats

For Coughs, Respiratory Disorders, and Bronchial Infections in Cats

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The Secret Power of Plantain for Dogs & Cats!

Herbs For Pets 3 min read
Plantain for dogs and cats

Did you know Plantain for dogs and cats can offer soothing support for your little one? It is true! In fact, every part of the herb can be used to help address different health issues your furkid may have!

But What Exactly is Plantain?

Before understanding how this natural ingredient can help your furkiddo, let us first learn what this plant is. 

Categorized by its broad leaves and slender spikes of tiny flowers, Plantain (Plantago major) is an easily recognizable plant. Originally from Europe and Asia, it has widely spread elsewhere in the world. Plantain is now very common in most countries, from lawns and walkways to tiny cracks on highways. 

How is the Plantago Major Good for Pets?

Natural expectorants like the Plantago major can help thin and loosen mucus in the airways, clear congestion, and promote healthier breathing.

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, Plantain is highly nutritious. But this is not the only reason to use this natural ingredient for dogs and cats. Studies have shown that Plantain (especially its leaves) contains compounds that may help with inflammation.

This plant also contains astringent, antibacterial, demulcent, emollient, and expectorant properties. Natural expectorants like the Plantago major can help thin and loosen mucus in the airways, clear congestion, and promote healthier breathing.

These are some other expected benefits of using this herb for pets:

  • Help reduce the discomfort from lung tissue irritation.
  • Help support immune system to fight bacterial/viral infections.
  • May control bleeding in your little one.

Plantain for Dogs & Cats in NHV Supplements

Photo of a close up of plantain for dogs and cats, a herb that can promote many benefits to pets.

Plantago major is known for its ability to help clear phlegm from your furkid’s airways. This helps improve airflow and address conditions such as bronchitis, coughs, infections, and nasal congestion by helping to remove stubborn mucus. Whether your furkid is dealing with a persistent cough or nasal congestion, vet-formulated blends that include ingredients like Plantain, can help.

For this reason, our holistic vet and master herbalist added Plantain to NHV Resp-Aid blend. The herbal supplement is vet-formulated to help with upper respiratory congestion, help fight infection, help relieve shortness of breath, and promote a healthier respiratory system. Besides Plantain, the formulation also has herbs like coltsfoot, marshmallow, licorice, and more.

We have also included Plantain in our Mouth Drops, which is an herbal oral disinfectant. This topical supplement contains white oak, sage, Echinacea Angustifolia, myrrh, and neem, in addition to Plantain. They work together to help eliminate bad breath and gingivitis, aid in fighting oral bacterial infections, and guard against tooth decay and plaque.

Precautions with using Plantain for Dogs & Cats

When used correctly, respecting the correct dosage for your little one’s weight, vet-formulated supplements that contain Plantain are very safe. We always recommend talking to your vet before adding anything to your furkiddo’s regimen.

Side effects are very rare. However, you should beware if your little one is allergic to plants. Apply a small amount to their skin to test if they have any allergic reactions. Remember to consult your vet beforehand, and take them for an examination as soon as you notice any kind of allergy symptoms like swollen skin and watery eyes.

At NHV, all our products are carefully formulated by a holistic veterinarian and master herbalist with experience spanning over 50 years. We understand the importance of your little one’s well-being, and that’s why we prioritize using all-natural, quality ingredients in our supplements. If you ever have any questions or concerns about Plantain for dogs and cats, or any other ingredients we use, rest assured that our team of dedicated pet experts is here to help you! Feel free to reach out anytime you need.

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Published: July 5, 2023

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