Farm & Yard Remedies
Quickly absorbed, fast-acting liquid herbal extract. Easy to administer liquid botanical extracts, practitioner quality and strength. This fast acting herbal supplement contains a combination of botanical extracts to help support stamina, immunity and general wellbeing. Use daily to help your horse maintain peak performance and condition.
Ashwaganda (Withania somnefera):
A traditional Indian ‘cure all’. Famous for its ability to balance the body’s immune system. Renowned for it’s ginseng-like effect.
Astragulus (Astragulus membronosis):
Known in Chinese herbal medicine as Huang Qi, a good tonic herb. Immune boosting, liver supportive. Shown to be useful in chronic fatigue, probably due to the immune system enhancing properties of the herb.
Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus):
Probably one of the best known herbal remedies available. Its actions are apoptogenic and rejuvenating. Shown to improve physical and mental stamina, increases circulation, helps with recovery after illness or surgery, lifts mood, and stimulates the immune system.
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis):
Schisandra’s actions are apoptogenic, anti-stress, anti-fatigue, immune system enhancing, it also acts as a liver tonic. Used in traditional Chinese medicine to enhance physical and mental endurance and performance.
Nettle (Urtica diocea):
Rich in minerals particularly iron. A traditional blood tonic, given at change of seasons to ‘cleanse the blood’. The whole body feels the influence of Nettle, its actions being mildly diuretic, expectorant, vasodilatory, hypotensive; it eliminates uric acid from the body, acts as a tonic for the spleen and strengthens the body’s immune system. ‘No plant is more useful in domestic medicine.’ (Hilda Leyel).
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa):
Rich in vitamins and minerals and a good source of vitamin K. Alfalfa is also rich in chlorophyll, making it useful for connective tissue repair. Its action is nutritive and strengthening. ‘Taken regularly, it is believed to dispose to mental and physical well-being.’ (Thomas Bartram).
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra):
In Chinese medicine, Liquorice is traditionally used for strength and long life. A good herb for dry coughs, ulcers, etc. One of its main actions is as a tonic for the adrenal glands, thus making it useful in all cases of adrenal insufficiency.
He Shou Wu (Poligonum multifolum):
A noted Chinese herb of longevity and energy.
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