Valerian and Its Benefits for Companion Animals

Valerian Root

Valerian, or Valerian officinalis, is a flowering plant which grows approximately 4 feet tall and, during the summer, blooms fragrant flowers in various shades of white and pink. While its flowers are beautiful, the medicinal value of the plant lies in its roots. For humans, the dried root of valerian … Continue reading

Equine Hanna Somatics: An Alternative Approach to Your Horse’s Overall Wellness

Equine Hanna Somatics

Equine Hanna Somatics was introduced in 1997, after being adapted from the human practice of Hanna Somatics, and the documented response of horses that have undergone its therapy has been profound. Sources of Discomfort in Horses Horses, like humans and any other vertebrate animal, develop chronically contracted muscles as a … Continue reading

Homeopathic Treatment for Addison’s Disease in Dogs

Hypoadrenocorticism, more commonly known as Addison’s Disease, is a disorder of the endocrine system that develops due to a lack of adequate production of the adrenal hormones, especially cortisol. Adrenal hormones control the water, sugar and salt balance in the body, contribute to the metabolization of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, … Continue reading