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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

Book Launch “LIbre Elección”

My book "Libre Elección" will be available for sale in the next few days. The book offers a practical guide to zoopharmacognosy and includes an A-Z of the main substances used as well as tables for easy consultation of the different conditions animals may suffer from.

By |2019-05-14T15:08:31+02:00May 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Book Launch “LIbre Elección”

Leishmaniasis

I am currently taking a course on fundamental organic chemistry in relation to essential oils. In the latest lesson a piece of information surfaced which I thought would be of great interest to a lot of people. One of the  common constituents of essential oils examined was beta-caryophyllene. Some notable therapeutic properties of beta-caryophyllene are [...]

By |2019-02-22T17:36:31+01:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Webinar: Multi-animal Households

In this webinar we are going to take a look at some situations which may arise in homes shared by several animals, perhaps of different species. The  we will see what resources zoopharmacognosy and Tellington TTouch have to offer us to help resolve possible issues.

By |2019-01-23T15:29:19+01:00February 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Webinar: Multi-animal Households

Webinar “Anxiety & Zoopharmacognosy”

In this webinar we take a close look at what anxiety is and the many ways in which it may affect the animals we share our lives with or work  with. Then we explore how zoopharmacognosy can provide options to help us and our pets cope with this often stressful condition. Check it out on [...]

By |2019-01-18T18:45:58+01:00January 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Webinar “Anxiety & Zoopharmacognosy”
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