|Posted by Kerstin on June 25, 2016 at 5:40 PM|
A parvovirus is a small virus, or infective agent, that commonly causes viral infection in pets, particularly dogs. Symptoms typically include high temperature, nausea, shock, dehydration and digestive problems such as vomiting and bloody diarrhea. If left untreated parvovirus can be lethal, and small, young pets are most susceptible to its damaging effects.
This tincture is a blend of herbs that will help control and eliminate the Parvo virus. The herbs used in this formula focus on the immune system and the distressed gastrointestinal tissues that are the cause of vomiting and diarrhea. It is used to treat the Canine Parvovirus by eliminating vomiting and diarrhea, stimulating the appetite, and repairing the damage caused by the virus. It can also be used as a preventative measure if you feel that your dog or puppy has been exposed to the Parvovirus. It is most important to use the tincture as soon as possible in this case.
The tincture is soothing and healing to the animal's digestive system and addresses other general and nonspecific gastrointestinal problems too. It is also an immune booster and when administered before symptoms arise, can prevent your pet, even puppies, from contracting parvovirus.
The herbs in this formula are known to help sooth and heal the digestive system, stimulate appetite, calm nerves, alleviate stomach pain, heal tissue, stimulate the immunte system and raise white blood cell levels. It also acts as a mild, gentle sedative and is an antimicrobial which kills viruses and bacteria.
About the herbs used in this formula:
Oregon Grape Root can be used to relieve gastritis, fever and hemorrhage, to stimulate the immune system and slow the rate of abnormal cell growth, and reduce inflammation
Echinacea speeds up the recovery time in subjects with acute infections
Garlic is an excellent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, and is a good source of sulfur that gives it antibiotic properties
Plantain Leaf (Plantago major) is an anti-inflammatory phytochemical that kills germs, speeds wound healing, stimulates the growth of new skin cells
Chamomile relaxes gastrointestinal spasms and reduce inflammation in the stomach and intestines, thus easing stomach pain
Hibiscus Flower increases urination
Peppermint has been clinically found to help with irritable bowel syndrome, upset stomach and diarrhea, and it’s also an aid for digestion
Rosehips are anti-inflammatory, high in Vitamin C and help to get rid of diarrhea
Yarrow Flower is an anti-inflammatory that can help stop bleeding and reduce smooth muscle spasms, which might further explain its usefulness in gastrointestinal conditions
Spearmint Leaf helps with fevers, motion sickness, nausea and gas
Oat Straw reduces stress, exhaustion and nervousness and helps with increasing of vigor and stamina for those recovering from long term illnesses as an aid to help rebuild their strength.
Animal Weight / Amount tincture / Amount Pedialyte/Water (if treating Parvo)
under 3 lbs. / 2 drops / 1 tsp.
3 to 10 lbs. / 5 drops / 2 tsp.
11 to 20 lbs. / 10 drops / 1 tbsp.
21 to 149 lbs. / 15 drops / 2-8 tbsp. (depending on weight)
General Use: Give orally 3 to 4 times daily.
Suggested Use for Treating Parvo:
Select proper dosage of the tincture and electrolyte fluid (such as Pedialyte) from the chart above. Administer this dose directly in the puppy's mouth every 15 minutes for the first hour.
Continue giving the same quantity of tincture as first dose with the corresponding quantity of water or Pedialyte/electrolyte fluid. Place the tincture water or Pedialyte/electrolyte fluid mixture directly into the puppy's mouth every hour, until the puppy is eating and consuming fluids on its own and able to hold food down for 6 hours. Then dose just the oral drops of the tincture (based on the puppy's weight per the chart above), 4x/day for 2 additional days to help prevent the puppy from relapsing.
Suggested Preventative Use:
This tincture can be used prophylactically to prevent parvovirus. Dose with just the oral drops of the tincture per the chart above, to puppies who have been exposed to the parvo virus. Dose orally 4x/day for 5 days to ALL puppies who have been exposed to the parvo virus and are not currently exhibiting any symptoms of parvo to help prevent them from coming down with parvo. Dosed prophylactically as soon as you know your puppy has been exposed to the parvovirus. This will help to prevent the majority of exposed puppies from exhibiting any parvo virus symptoms. If a puppy starts to exhibit symptoms of parvo, then begin immediate treatment per the information above.
Other uses for this tincture:
This tincture helps build the immune system
It can help stop vomiting and diarrhea associated with environment changes or caused by diet changes.
It can help stop bloody diarrhea and ease fever.
Combined with Pedialyte or electrolyte fluid it can help prevent dehydration.
It can ease travel discomfort and alleviate gas and gas bloat/colic.
It can help increase appetite and in some cases, it can help with bad breath.
It is excellent to use for any intestinal distress and is great for gas bloat or colic.
This formula can also be used as a preventative to stimulate and support the immune system when a dog may have been exposed to any health threatening condition
Ingredients: Oregon Grape Root, Echinacea, Garlic, Plantain, Chamomile, Hibiscus Flower, Peppermint, Rosehips, Yarrow, Spearmint, Oat Straw, Grain Alcohol, Distilled Water
Please note: This product is not a cure. Always consult with your Veterinarian about any major illness.
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