Deworming Horses Naturally with Herbs

Parasitic worms live in the intestines of horses and ponies.  Small numbers of worms can be tolerated, causing no effect on a horses well-being.  Larger worm populations can cause a range of issues including diarrhea, colic and even death.  Herbs can assist your horse's immune system in keeping the intestinal parasite population under control. What are the symptoms my horse may have parasites? Symptoms like diarrhea and constipation, colic, rough and dull looking coat, poor growth in foals, and respiratory issues such as cough and nasal discharge can indicate that your horse may have worms. Other indications may be a loss of hair around it's tail from rubbing. Having a lack of energy and acting sluggish. Sores on skin and Read More...

Herbal Relief for Dog Allergies

Herbal Relief  for Dog Allergies - Natural Benefits Identifying the problem and offering solutions Herbal relief for dog allergies is being more widely used everyday. Many dogs suffer terribly from allergen response.  Allergic symptoms are the result of the body's negative response to allergens. Herbs can help maintain the body's healthy, normal and natural response to allergens. Dog allergies may be seasonal and even food born. Signs of seasonal allergies are sneezing, coughing, runny eyes, yeast infections, and excessive mucous. Seasonal and food allergies can show up as skin irritations like rashes and hot spots or even excessive licking. If you suspect a food allergy you may want to try an elimination diet to find specifically what your dog is 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...

How Can Ashwagandha Benefit Me?

Ashwagandha-Beneficial Adaptogen Ashwagandha has many benefits for those seeking relief from stress, anxiety, balancing hormones and blood sugar, and healthy thyroid function. Ashwagandha is an adaptogen herb.  In other words, it balances out a system that may have an imbalance. What makes an adaptogen herb unique is that it will not effect other systems while balancing out one system. Stress Supporter Adaptogen herbs are amazing in many ways.  Above all, Ashwagandha helps support and balance the adrenal glands. Adrenals are glands in the endocrine system that are responsible for releasing hormones in response to stress. When we "stress out" our body reacts in a fight or flight way. If we are in a state of stress overload our adrenal glands Read More...

How can an adaptogen herb help my dog?

Adaptogen Herb Support for Dogs Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb the can be used for naturally supporting the health of your dog.  Ashwagandha has been valued for thousands of years for it's many benefits including supporting the thyroid, the brain, and for it's anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, and anti-inflammatory properties. Being an adaptogen herb means it brings balance to the body where there may be imbalance.  What's great about adaptogen herbs is they bring balance without suppressing or stimulating other body functions, in other words, they simply balance them.  Adaptogen Herb Provides Stress Support Ashwagandha is a great adaptogen herb for dogs for balancing hormones and the immune system. Also, for helping the brain's responses to stress factors. Ashwagandha can greatly benefit 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...