Farm & Yard Remedies
Quickly absorbed, fast-acting liquid herbal extract. Easy to administer liquid botanical extracts, practitioner quality and strength. Phytopet Equi-Ease contains a combination of fast acting liquid botanical extracts to help ease joint pain associated with arthritis. Equi-Ease is an alternative for horses and ponies that cannot use Devils Claw due to gut problems. May also be of use for horses and ponies that have gut damage caused by Bute or other NSAIDs.
Use along side Phytopet Glucosamine sulphate. Ease helps support painful joints while the Glucosamine supports cartilage regeneration.
Cats Claw (Uncaria tomentosa):
A South American herb with claw-like barbs which allow the plant to climb. Shown to exert a potent anti-inflammatory effect, making it particularly useful in all joint and muscle pain.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa):
Although famous for being one of the main ingredients of curry powder, Turmeric has a long history as a medicinal herb in Chinese and Indian medicine. Science has borne out its traditional use as an anti–inflammatory. The anti-inflammatory effect of Turmeric is mainly due to its major constituent, curcumin. Curcumin is a volatile oil which has been shown to exert an anti-inflammatory effect equal to cortisone and phenylbutazone, with none of the toxicity problems associated with these pharmaceutical drugs. Turmeric also is a potent digestive aid, protecting the repairing the stomach lining. This action can be useful when there has been an history of using anti-inflammatory drugs which have the potential to erode the stomach lining.
Boswellia (Boswellia serrata):
Also known as Indian Frankincense. Research suggests that the potent anti-inflammatory effect of Boswellia is more effective than phenylbutazone. Boswellia also improves blood supply to arthritic joints, thus effecting better and faster repair of damaged areas.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis):
Calendula has been shown to exert a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, astringent and antiseptic action. One the herbalists most used remedies. Traditionally used for all inflammatory and infected conditions.
Glucosamine Sulphate, an amino sugar which is one of the building blocks of cartilage.
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) exert a natural mild anti-inflammatory effect. They are also useful in removing toxins from the body.
A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar per pint of drinking water.
Nutritional yeast powder, which is rich in B vitamins.