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

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

Salma, the New Arrival

April 15th Today we picked up Salma, the new member of the family. This is the first time that we have taken an adult dog who had a home but didn’t know us beforehand. Three of the dogs we have had came to us when their owners died, but we knew them before. Our first [...]

By |2021-04-25T14:04:56+02:00April 18th, 2021|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

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

Copper Still

No excuse now! With this beautiful copper still I hope to be able to distill some essential oils from the plants available in the garden. I had been toying with this idea for some  time but yesterday we bit the bullet and went searching. As these still have traditionally been used for distilling "mountain dew" [...]

By |2019-07-23T15:49:12+02:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Launch Online Certification Course

The Online Certification Course in Zoopharmacognosy will become available in September. The exact date will be posted nearer the time. Preparation of all the teaching material for the the eight modules and fifty-one lessons covering the practical side of holding a session as well as botany, the basic science of essential oils, theories of zoopharmacognosy [...]

By |2019-06-19T17:33:01+02:00June 19th, 2019|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”

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