Mother Earth Living

Pet Corner: Herbs for Pets

Try these herbs for pets for a natural approach to healing lifelong furry friends.

Beware of pesticides when using plants many identify as weeds. Only use herbs from areas you are certain have not been sprayed with chemicals.
Photo by Smit
Dandelion root is the best medicine I’ve found to help treat a tomcat’s cystitis.
Plantain poultices are great for drawing stuff out of wounds—be it splinters, pus in abscesses or the irritating poisons from stinging insects.
Photo by Robert Red
Chickweed is a wonderful external remedy for wounds and cuts, and its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial actions make it a good choice for itchy, irritated areas.

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