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Dittany of Crete Profile

Dittany is a low-growing bush with fuzzy green leaves similar in shape to oregano. The hairs that cover the leaves and stem give the herb a whitish-grey sheen and soft texture. Sometimes, the edges of the leaves are purple. It blooms in summer when pink or purple flowers with a strong herbal scent appear. The [...]

By |2021-01-18T12:20:06+01:00January 18th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2021

Tonight we say  heartfelt goodbye to 2020! My wish for you all is that 2021 will bring good health, happiness, peace and fulfilment in all that you aspire to do and that your work will contribute to improve the wellbeing of animals at every level - physical, mental and emotional. See your New Year card [...]

By |2020-12-31T14:14:58+01:00December 31st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Value of Cooperation

Some years ago during a trip to Guatemala they told me this joke. "A man went to the market where he saw a fishmonger who had two wooden barrels on his stall. In each barrel there were shrimps. One barrel had one price and the other a different, higher price. One barrel was open and [...]

By |2020-12-14T16:16:31+01:00December 14th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Zoopharmacognosy in Action

While digging to redirect rain water we discoveed that under the top soil there was a layer of white clay. The "inspectors of works" came to do their job and it was not long before they found the clay. They immediately began to lick both the soil and the tools which had clay on them. [...]

By |2020-09-21T17:47:58+02:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Mezquite & Digestive Complaints

Yesterday a member of the Mexico zoopharmacognosy group had a query about a little dog that she is working with. She noticed that on recent walks this dog, who has digestive complaints, was eating mezquite pods. Further investigation revealed that mezquite does indeed have properties which have been used traditionally in cases of digestive upsets. [...]

By |2020-06-22T15:23:17+02:00June 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Cooling Foods

Sometimes when we have an animal who suffers in the heat or who generates excessive internal body heat, is anxious, nervous or hyperactive, an important factor may be diet. Here are some “cooling” foods based on Chinese medicinal concepts: turkey duck duck eggs seafood crab fish rabbit yoghourt barley wholegrain ricee tofu sesame seeds In [...]

By |2020-06-22T14:53:02+02:00June 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Grapefruit & Cancer

In the Japanese prefecture of Oita, located on Kyushu the most southwesterly island of that country,  for centuries they have been cultivating varieties of citrus fruits which are not widely available in the rest of the world. Among these is a fruit called kabosu. Alerted by the well-known fact that in this region cancer is [...]

By |2020-06-07T11:48:16+02:00June 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Elderberry CO2 & Advanced Glaucoma

The cat’s eyes were in a bad way. The retina had detached and the cat was blind. The pressure build-up in the eyes was extreme. An operation was needed. The day before the operation, the cat was offered a selection of essential oils. When he inhaled elderflower CO2, Gabrielle had never seen anything like it: [...]

By |2020-06-04T09:36:33+02:00June 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Responses to Arnica Macerated Oil

In the courses we have said that dogs in particular may display a special response when ingesting arnica oil. Sometimes dogs may begin to cough as though they had something stuck in their throat. This typically occurs when the issue at stake is more emotional than physical. In this very brief video you can hear [...]

By |2020-06-02T17:00:51+02:00June 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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