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Herbal Remedies for Pets: Echinacea Tea Treatment for Periodontal Disease

By The Herb Companion staff
May/June 2003
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This echinacea tea treatment for periodontal disease can help your pet during the recovery period. (Read more about periodontal disease and pets.)

• 1 teaspoon dried, chopped echinacea root
• 1 cup water

1. Simmer echinacea root in water, covered, for 10 minutes, then steep for 1 hour.

2. Strain and gently swab the decoction on the gums twice a day for no longer than 10 days. If the swelling or infection doesn’t subside, check with your veterinarian.

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