You can supplement a healthy animal’s diet with nutritional herbs. This simple dried formula complements pets’ diets with foodlike concentrations of protein, beta-carotene, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins B, C, E and K.
Combine equal parts:
■ Spirulina (Spirulina platensis)
■ Nettle (Urtica dioica)
■ Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinale)
■ Alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
■ Powdered flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum)
Mix all ingredients and store in a glass jar. For adult dogs, feed 1 teaspoon per pound of food, once daily. For adult cats, use 1/2 teaspoon per pound of food, as an adjunct to a natural diet.
— Source: Herbs for Pets by Mary L. Wulff-Tilford and Gregory L. Tilford