A Guide to Herbs for Horses

Author: Keith Allison,Christopher Day

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851316468

Category: Medical

Page: 48

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The use of herbs and other plant material in the horse's diet has grown in popularity, largely because of perceived inadequacies in modern compound-feeds, pastures and forage, but many horse feeds and feed additives containing herbs carry no statement of their exact content or formulations. Also, they are often put together by people with either no proper training or inappropriate qualifications, using information gleaned from human herbals. Aimed at horse-owners and those who keep and care for horses in every sphere of equestrian activity, this book provides information on the traditional use of a wide spectrum of herbs and other plant material. This material ranges from plants which may be oversown into pastures, to others which may be used regularly as feed supplements or used as medicines in skilled hands.

Equine Herbs and Healing - An Earth Lodge Pocket Guide to Holistic Horse Wellness

Author: Maya Cointreau

Publisher: Earth Lodge via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1944396101

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 314

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This informative and beautifully illustrated barn companion teaches you how to combine and use herbs most effectively for your horse’s benefit. Learn what herbs have been used traditionally for which ailments and how to make your own salves, tinctures, braces, and sprays. Praise for Equine Herbs & Healing: “Equine Herbs & Healing is a must-have resource.” – Equine Wellness Magazine “A great gift.” – Natural Horse Magazine Horses of the past were free to roam on large acreages and commonly sought out the wild herbs and other native medicinal plants they needed to stay properly conditioned. Modern horses rely on their human owners to supply the herbs they need to keep their bodies strong and healthy. The herbalists at Earth Lodge Herbals have brought together years of herbal experience to bring you this Earth Lodge Guide to Horse Wellness: Equine Herbs & Healing, giving you all the tools you need to maintain your horse the natural way.

A Modern Horse Herbal

Author: Hilary Page Self

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781872119816

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

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This detailed guide to medicinal herbs for horses shows how they can help in the treatment of a wide range of common ailments, written for the new generation of horse owners seeking a more natural approach to their horse's health. Providing an A-Z of common ailments and conditions, from allergies to wounds, as well as depicting how one can safely and effectively treat these ailments with herbal medicine. In doing so, it draws on the latest research in herbal medicine as well as traditional plant-based remedies; it is full of tried and tested advice. Throughout, the author underlines the importance of veterinary consultation, and explains how certain herbs can be used to complement and support conventional treatments.

Concise Guide to Medications, Herbs and Supplements for the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 9781570763656

Category: Medical

Page: 206

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The most common drugs, hormones, supplements, and herbs for horses are described and evaluated in this updated edition of a long-trusted guide. New products have been added to the A-to-Z guide, obsolete items have been removed, and the entries have been revised to reflect new scientific findings. Each listing gives indicated uses, ingredients, proper administration, and side effects. An index of brand names is included to simplify the cross-referencing of generics and related medications.

The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

Author: Simon Mills,Kerry Bone

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443071713

Category: Medical

Page: 684

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An essential guide to the principles of and current major issues relating to herbal medicine safety, this volume also contains comprehensive reviews of the safety data for 125 common herbs.

Plants, Potions and Oils for Horses

Author: Chris Dyer

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1908809590

Category: Pets

Page: 96

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Plants, Potions and Oils for Horses takes a new look at some old remedies, together with some contemporary alternative therapies to offer the horse owner some simple but safe treatments for common horse ailments. Topics covered in this new book include: herbal remedies; treatments from the kitchen; traditional treatments and aromatherapy. This book will be of great interest to horse owners, riders, veterinary alternative therapists and is fully illustrated with 30 colour photographs and 23 diagrams.

Pferde und Ponys

Author: Hanna Sörensen

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646923547

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 644

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Was ist ein Kaltblut? Wie schnell kann ein Pferd galoppieren? Wozu braucht man en Stockmaß? Pixi Wissen bringt Sachthemen für Grundschulkinder auf den Punkt. Sie sind klein, sie sind praktisch und sie stecken voller Sachwissen: Pixi Wissen, die neuen Mini-Sachbücher von Carlsen. Kurze, informative Texte vermitteln zusammen mit zahlreichen hochwertigen Bildern Einblicke und Überblicke. Infokästen, Quizfragen und interessante Fakten lockern die Seiten auf. Ganz einfach erfahren Grundschüler mehr über ihre Lieblingsthemen, das Lesen wird zum Vergnügen. Fachleute und Pädagogen prüfen jeden Pixi Wissen-Band. Pixi Wissen - zum Sammeln, zum Mitnehmen, zum Lernen Einfach gut erklärt.

Herbal Horse Health

Author: Hetty Tapper

Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore

ISBN: 1482891492

Category:

Page: 272

View: 7020

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The main purpose of this book is to show how we can all learn to help and heal our horses. The aim is to bring healing back to where healing belongs "with everybody." Understanding behaviour and communicationis important as they are expressions of energy and are crucial to learning to understand others. In this book, you will discover natural, gentle, and supportive therapies that work in harmony with the healing system to help restore and maintain health. Healing will occur when we work with, not against, the forces of nature that exist within the body. Animals are our teachers and very often they lead us to on a path of discovery that we would not have embarked on without them in our lives. This book will help our descendants and their horses towards a better understanding and a greater mutual respect between the species. Take responsibility for your horse's health and wellbeing. You will find that they not only feel and look better; they will achieve much more and avoid disease and ailments caused by lifestyle and bad diets. Give your horses the happy, healthy, and vibrant lives they deserve Topics covered include: Herbs Essential Oils Essences Tissue Salts Materia Medica"

Horse Sense

The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Peter Huntington,Jane Myers,Elizabeth Owens

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643065987

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 341

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This new edition provides the latest information on new feeds and supplements; new techniques for gently breaking in young horses, handling difficult horses, safe riding, and treating injuries, diseases, worms and other pests.

Your Complete Guide to Herbs

Author: Steven Bratman

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9780761516712

Category: Medical

Page: 274

View: 4500

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Discover What Herbs Can Do for You Did you know that scientific evidence suggests that herbs may be effective treatments for several of today's most common ailments? It's true. Millions are discovering the powers of natural remedies. With this book, so can you. Inside you'll learn which herbs may help improve mental function, shorten the length of colds, lower cholesterol, reduce anxiety, fight insomnia, and much more! Includes an A–Z guide to herbs, including: ·Bilberry ·Echinacea ·Evening Primrose ·Feverfew ·Ginkgo biloba ·Horse Chestnut ·Kava ·Milk Thistle ·St. John's Wort ·Uva Ursi ·Valerian ·And much more It's all here in simple, straightforward language. You'll find yourself turning to this helpful, trusted companion again and again.

Forages and grazing in horse nutrition

Author: Markku Saastamoinen,Maria João Fradinho,Ana Sofia Santos,Nicoletta Miraglia

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9086867553

Category: Science

Page: 511

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Forages should be the basis of all diets in horse feeding. Therefore it is of major importance to determine which parameters will influence their quality. Changes on chemical composition along the vegetative cycle, nutrient losses during harvesting, preservation and storage are factors that could have an effect on nutritive value, as well on digestibility and palatability. A specific grazing and ingesting behaviour, linked to plant preferences and the selection of feeding sites will have an impact on biodiversity. This will determine the options on plant species and varieties and further management of pastures for horses. This book highlights the role of forages and grazing in horse nutrition and also gathers information about related topics, such as the contribution of local breeds for the sustainability and development of rural areas, their impact on landscape and relationships with environmental preservation. This book is the 6th volume in a scientific series conceived through the European Workshop on Equine Nutrition (EWEN) which falls under the umbrella of the Horse Commission of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). All these materials provide an interesting basis for further discussion, not only in specialized forums, but also for those involved in horse production.

The New Healing Herbs

The Essential Guide to More Than 125 of Nature's Most Potent Herbal Remedies

Author: Michael Castleman

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1605291595

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 576

View: 6585

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Straight from nature's medicine cabinet, the latest herbal discoveries that cure hundreds of health concerns without the dangerous side effects or high cost of prescription drugs. The New Healing Herbs by Michael Castleman uses the latest studies to offer guidelines on dosages, drug interactions, and results for herbal healing. Included are herbal prescriptions to treat ailments ranging from the common cold, allergies, and back pain to more serious conditions such as diabetes and cancer. Featuring hundreds of cures and therapies proven to work, this book shows you which herbal remedy to take for each condition, how it's taken, what interactions to watch for, and where to buy the featured herbs. The easy-to-use Cure Finder organizes herbs by health condition, healing actions, and alternative uses, guiding you to the right herbal remedy for your ailment.

A Healthy Horse the Natural Way

The Horse Owner's Guide to Using Herbs, Massage, Homeopathy, and Other Natural Therapies

Author: Catherine Bird

Publisher: Lyons Press

ISBN: 9781592289288

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Just as more and more people are embracing a natural approach to their health and well-being, many horse owners are turning to ways they can use natural therapies with their horses. This book discusses a complete approach and how to use a combination of the therapies in conjunction with veterinary treatment.

Equine Lore Healthy Horses Holistically

The Body of Knowledge for Care, Health, and Healing Horses

Author: Hetty Tapper

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466926929

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 768

View: 2772

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The main purpose of this book is to show how we can all learn to help and heal our horses. The aim is to bring healing back to where healing belongs with everybody . Understanding behaviour and communication is important as they are expressions of energy and are crucial to learning to understand others. In this book, you will discover natural, gentle, and supportive therapies that work in harmony with the healing system to help restore and maintain health. Healing will occur when we work with, not against the forces of nature that exist within the body. Animals are our teachers and very often they lead us on a path of discovery that we would not have embarked on without them in our lives. This book will help our descendants and their horses towards a better understanding and a greater mutual respect between the species. Take responsibility for your horse's health and wellbeing. You will find that they will not only feel and look better; they will achieve much more and avoid disease and ailments caused by lifestyle and bad diets. Give your horses the happy, healthy, and vibrant lives they deserve! Topics covered include: ?Anatomy ?Horse Care ?Dietary Requirements ?Vitamins ?Minerals ?Herbs ?Essential Oils ?Essences ?Tissue Salts ?Subtle Anatomy ?Energy Healing ?Yin and Yang ?Five Elements ?Chakras ?Meridians ?Materia Medica ?Common Ailments

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs E-Book

Herbal Formulations for the Individual Patient

Author: Kerry Bone

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726192

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 9316

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This clinical guide and practical reference is ideal for those who use and combine liquid herbal remedies for the individual needs of the patient. With three introductory chapters, 125 monographs, and various glossaries and appendices, it covers the fundamental concepts of using liquid herbals, including how the remedies are made, quality issues, and dosage guidelines. The monographs include full prescribing information that covers actions, indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions, interactions, side effects, dosage, traditional usage, pharmacological research, clinical studies, and full references. Focuses solely on liquid herbal preparations — making it a must-have resource and the only book of its kind. Covers approximately 125 herb profiles in detail. Offers the widest range of research-backed information currently available on herbs. Begins with basic principles to give practitioners confidence in the accuracy and precision of their prescriptions. Written by one of the leading names in herbal medicine. Clinically relevant with quick access to dosage information, contraindications, and more.

Natural Healing for Horses

The Complete Guide to Preventive Health Care and Natural Remedies

Author: Jenny Morgan,Jan Agar Bergeron

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 207

View: 9052

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More and more horse owners are turning to alternative therapies to enhance the health and well-being of their equine companions. Many believe - as Jenny Morgan does - that horses kept in a healthy, all-natural environment have fewer health problems. Thus, this essential reference for horse owners begins with preventive care. Natural Healing for Horses teaches how to know a horse thoroughly, from forelock to fetlock; understand a horse's moods and immediately recognize the slightest change in appearance or behavior; build a stabling system that has proper space, drainage, and safety; select the ideal pasture location; and develop affordable and natural routines for exercising, feeding, watering, and grooming horses kept in a stable or at pasture. The second section of this book addresses specific health issues and suggested therapies, including herbal and homeopathic treatments, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, and aromatherapy, as well as standard veterinary treatments. Whatever the need, Morgan provides all the information necessary to choose the right natural treatment to improve a horse's general well-being or solve particular health problems.

Rational Phytotherapy

A Physician's Guide to Herbal Medicine

Author: Volkers Schulz,Rudolf Hänsel,Varro E. Tyler

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9783540670964

Category: Medical

Page: 383

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This book is a practice-oriented introduction into phytotherapy. Methodically classified by organic systems and fields of application, it offers a quick insight into dosage, form of application and effects of the most important herbal remedies. Only those herbal remedies that are of pharmacological and clinical efficiency have been considered. The authors are highly experienced in the field of postgraduate medical education and, with this work, present an indispensable reference book for the medical practice.All practitioners and pharmacists interested in the treatment with herbal remedies should have this book at their disposal.

The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs

Author: Mark Blumenthal,Josef A. Brinckmann,Bernd Wollschlaeger

Publisher: American Botanical

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs is a unique reference book and nationally accredited continuing education course for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians and other healthcare professionals, and will be of great interest to herbalists and consumers. This book contains extensive information on 29 of the most popular herbs sold in the U.S. market today, including which products have shown safe and effective activity in published clinical trials. Each chapter contains a well-referenced, comprehensive therapeutic Monograph, a 2-page Clinical Overview for quick reference, and a 1-page Patient Information Sheet for the health professional to photocopy and give to patients. The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs also reviews 13 proprietary products used in clinical studies.