The Resource Herbs for pets: : the natural way to enhance your pet's life, (electronic resource)

Herbs for pets: : the natural way to enhance your pet's life, (electronic resource)

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Herbs for pets: : the natural way to enhance your pet's life
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Herbs for pets:
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the natural way to enhance your pet's life
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Language
eng
Summary
Herbs for Pets, by herbalists and holistic experts Gregory L. Tilford and Mary L. Wulff, is the bible for all pet owners looking to enhance their companion animals' lives through natural therapies. Now in its second revised edition, Herbs for Pets is an indispensable resource, an exhaustive compendium of medicinal plants and natural remedies that hosts an illustrated tour through Western, ayurvedic, and Chinese herbs that grow in North America, including their holistic applications and contraindications, and alternative approaches to treating a wide range of ailments. Remedies in the book are applicable to dogs and cats, as well as birds, small mammals, and even farm animals. The book is organized into three chapters, the first is dedicated to the "Principles and Practices of Herbalism," discussing the many facets of herbs, concerns about toxicity, basic herbal preparation, the ethical use of herbs, the connection between herbs and diet, and using herbs as dietary supplements. Chapter 2, titled "Materia Medica: An A-Z Guide to Herbs for Animals," is an exhaustive 150-page section presenting color photographs and text about the appearance, habitat and range, cycle and bloom season, parts used, primary medicinal activities, strongest affinities, common uses, availability, propagation and harvest, alternatives and adjuncts, and cautions and comments for 65 different herbs (from Alfalfa to Yucca!). The common uses section is extensive for each herb, discussing the nutrient value, various qualities, and ways in which the herb is used for specific treatments. The third chapter of the book is titled "An Herbal Repertory for Animals: Ailments and Treatments" and details remedies for the following: anxiety, nervousness, and behavioral problems; arthritis and hip dysplasia; cancer; cardiovascular problems; digestive system problems; ear problems; elderly animal care; endocrine system and related problems; epilepsy, convulsions, and seizures; eye problems; first aid, immune system care; mouth and nose problems; parasite-related problems; pregnancy and lactation; skin problems; and urinary problems. The authors share over two dozen herbal remedies for various ailments, from asthma and pneumonia to constipation and eye cleaner. A glossary of over 200 terms is included, as are references and a comprehensive index.
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tilford, Gregory L
Dewey number
636.089/5321
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1955-
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  • Wulff-Tilford, Mary
  • hoopla digital
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  • Alternative veterinary medicine
  • Herbs
  • Herbals
  • Pets
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Herbs for pets: : the natural way to enhance your pet's life, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11827883
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11827883
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11827883
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remote
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11827883
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Herbs for pets: : the natural way to enhance your pet's life, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11827883
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11827883
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11827883
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11827883
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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