4 Calming Herbs to Support Your Dog!

Your dogs’ anxiety can turn any situation into no fun for anyone, them, or you. Beyond that, anxiety can lead to chronic health issues. So it is important to support your dog’s emotional well-being.   Here are 4 calming herbs that we use in our #20 Keep Cool to support dogs with stress. 1. Catnip For Your Dog. Catnip is useful for calming the nerves and helping with anemia. Other useful benefits besides its calming effects, is it contains antibiotic properties and acts as a mild tonic for colds, flu, and fevers. It can also help stimulate your pet's appetite.  There are many benefits catnip offers. To name a few, it introduces sweating without increasing body heat. Acts as a sedative Read More...

Nutrients in herbs – What are herbs made of?

Nutrients in herbs are plentiful! In fact, herbs are the purest form of vitamins and minerals and the easiest assimilated at the cellular level. Soil is full of vitamins and minerals. The plant grows and pulls those nutrients out of the soil, changing them into a more recognizable form, for your horse to enjoy them. All of our products for horse health contain various nutrient-filled herbs. Some examples are: Parsley contains vitamins and nutrients that include calcium, chlorophyll, cobalt, copper, iron, potassium, riboflavin, silicon, sodium, sulfur, thiamine, vitamins A, B, and C. Kelp is loaded with a variety of vitamins and minerals. Aluminum, barium, bismuth, boron, calcium, chlorine, chromium, cobalt, copper,  iodine, iron, lithium, magnesium, manganese, nickel, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, Read More...

What to do for Laminitis in Horses?

Laminitis or founder as it is often referred to, is the inflamed soft tissue of the foot that can separate from the hoof wall.  In severe cases laminitis can cause the coffin bone rotate to the point where it protrudes out of the sole or bottom of the horses hoof.  This rotation happens when the laminae separates from the hoof wall causing the deep digital flexor tendon that is connected to the underside of the coffin bone to rotate the coffin bone down. This inflammation of the laminae causes the horse much discomfort and lameness. What causes Laminitis in horses? Knowing the root cause can allow you to not chase symptoms, but support the body at the root of the Read More...

How Can I Help My Dog’s Bone and Joint Health?

Here are some recommendations on how you can help the bone and joint health of your dog so that you can keep your furry friends in tip-top shape! Using CBD to help your dog's joint health. What is CBD? CBD stands for Cannabidiol. It is derived from the cannabis plant; however, it is not the same as the psychoactive we know as the chemical compound THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD is NOT a psychoactive. Your dog will not get high from CBD. Although CBD use is relatively new to mainstream media, scientists have been looking into using CBD for dogs and cats for the past few decades.  Today we’re seeing a lot of news relating to how dogs recover from many diseases, Read More...

What Herbs Help Support Joint Health?

Joint health is a concern for many people today. Along with maintaining a healthy weight, staying active and strong, and being mindful of your diet, herbal supplements are a good way to ensure you’re taking care of your joints. So, what herbs help support joints? 4 Herbs That Support Joints TURMERIC Turmeric is a great herb to support joint health! It an amazing antioxidant that prevents and destroys free radicals. Free radicals are unstable atoms that can damage cells, causing illness and aging. Turmeric was also used in ancient times to cure arthritis.  BOSWELLIA Also known as Frankincense, Boswellia is an ancient cure for rheumatoid or osteoarthritis. It is analgesic and anti-inflammatory. Studies have shown that the anti-inflammatory properties of Read More...

What to do for Dog Digestive Issues?

Dog digestive issues can be a stinky situation. In our blog titled Slippery Elm Bark for Dogs, the article goes into detail about how a canine’s digestive system works, and the benefits of the herb, slippery elm.  However, as great as slippery elm is, imagine what a blend of herbs specific to your dog’s digestive system would do!  Let’s dive into Silver Lining Herbs #30 Digestive Support and how it works to support your dog’s digestive system, naturally. How do you know if your canine is experiencing digestive issues?  The most common signs your dog is having digestive issues may include one or more of the following: Loss of Appetite Vomiting Diarrhea Constipation Gas or bloating Decrease in activity Signs Read More...

What Herbs to Use to Help My Digestive System?

[mailmunch-form id="235613"] Digestion is the number one googled health issue for people, so it should be the number one thing that YOU should be concerned about when it comes to your own health.  Hippocrates, the father of medicine, said, “All health begins in the gut”, and there is science to back this up. What are you doing to support your own gut health? The Standard American Diet does so much harm to the digestive system.  So before trying to make any progress on healing our gut health, we should start by cutting out things that are causing harm.  These things include: refined sugars, hydrogenated oils, processed foods, certain dairy products, and alcohols. Think of our gut lining as a fish Read More...

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Dog Detox

Does a Dog Need to Detox?  What even is the Purpose for a Detox?  Why Would I Detox my Dog? Let's take a dive into this! It is important to know that detox is not just a trendy word, but something that your dog’s body does on a daily basis and has been doing since the beginning of time, just like our bodies.  The detoxification process is simply the process of getting waste out of the body.  Your dog consumes food, their body utilizes this food, turns it into waste, and then gets rid of it.  Here is the catch though... Our dog's bodies are facing an elimination process or detoxification process does not functionally properly. Here is why...  The Read More...

Why Whole Oats for Most Horses?

Whole oats have gotten a bad reputation for a couple reasons, one being that they are said to make horses “hot” and the other is that horses don’t digest oats very well, they go right through them. On the subject of making a horse “hot”, it is all about moderation. Most horses do not need a gallon of oats, a quart or two will suffice. As for horses not digesting oats, that is a farce as well. The ratio of oats going into the horse compared to out of the horse is far less. Besides, those few oats that come out whole in the manure did a great service for that horse. They just tossed and turned throughout that entire Read More...