Zoopharma Session with Salma

This morning I did a zoopharma session with Salma. This is the third session since she arrived three months ago. Rose Otto:    Looks at bottle, licks, tail wags, moves closer, close sniff right up to bottle and then moved away to about 2m. I closed bottle. 10cm. Angelica Root.   Mouth smacks. Sniffs focusing on bottle [...]

By |2021-07-25T12:52:12+02:00July 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Transitions

During the first few days after she arrived, Salma was - not unnaturally - a little unsettled and even confused. Where am I? Everything is new here! New people, new dog, cats… She needed to follow us around whenever we moved as it appeared that we were her anchor in this new environment. After a [...]

By |2021-05-21T11:43:01+02:00May 21st, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pata inflamada

Last night I noticed that Salma was nibbling at a hind paw. On examination I discovered that the right hind paw was red and inflamed between the pads. She may have stood on something which irritated it but was not apparent at the time. I put a few drops on German Chamomile in between the [...]

By |2021-05-19T14:28:08+02:00May 19th, 2021|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

And so your dog begins to age…

And suddenly one day you realise that your dog is growing old. It isn’t that he suddenly grew old. It isn’t that you hadn’t noticed small signs of change, but suddenly one day a “tipping point” seemed to be reached and the reality was there staring you in the face. What might those little telltale [...]

By |2020-01-31T17:29:41+01:00January 31st, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

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