Chickweed – Cerastium Vulgatum (100g)
Chickweed is a common plant (as usual, referred to as a weed) that offers a number of potential benefits, known for healing and soothing purposes reducing inflammation, it may also promote maintenance and act as an expectorant (loosens mucus) it’s also said to help with the following
- Itchy Skin
- Pulmonary disease
- Rheumatic pains
Add 1 table spoon of the herb to around 1/2 a litre of spring water ( NOT TAP WATER ) to a stainless steel pan and bring to the boil for 15-20 minutes ( YOU MAY NEED TO ADD MORE WATER ) then allow to cool allowing more infusion of the herb into the water. Once cooled, strain the herb and dispose of it, keep the liquid this will be given to your dog/cat and can be stored in a glass jar in the fridge for around 4 days.
We highly recommend using bone broth alongside your herbal tea’s. Since the herbs can be quite bitter, bone broth’s are a tasty addition to encourage your dog to consume the tea. We recommend starting with 50/50 mixture of bone broth to tea ratio, however you can increase the broth as needed if your dog wont consume it.
Click here to learn more about what bone broth’s we have available, and their benefits.
Recommended Required Guideline For Dogs
Dogs Weight Amount In Tablespoons
500g -4.5kg 3tbl’s 1-3 times per day
4.5kg – 9.1kg 6tbl’s 1-3 times per day
9.1kg – 22.5kg 8tbl’s 1-3 times per day
22.5kg – 45.5kg 8-12tbl’s 1-3 times per day
45kg 12tbl’s 1-3 times per day
Recommended Required Guideline For Cats
Cats Weight Amount In Tablespoons
500g – 2.5kg 2tbl’s once per day
2.5kg – 4.5kg 2-4tbl’s 1-2 times per day
4.5kg – 9kg 4tbl’s twice per day