Licorice Organic & Natural Alcohol-FREE Liquid Herbal Pet Supplement
1 ml is equal to about 25 drops. Each 2 oz bottle contains approximately 1500 drops.
This Licorice extract made from the Certified Organic Licorice Dried Root.
Other ingredients: organic vegetable glycerin, distilled water.
Licorice an excellent anti-inflammatory for joint and allergy issues. Unlike veterinary corticosteroids, licorice enhances the body’s own natural anti-inflammatory abilities without compromising the immune system as steroids can. The glycyrrhizin found in licorice also makes it a useful adjunct to hydrocortisone therapy, often allowing for lower drug dosages. Since steroids often have debilitating side effects, licorice is the go-to herb for dogs taking corticosteroids and can even be used to wean dogs off steroids safely.
Licorice is so effective as an anti-inflammatory, that it can even be used topic.
Tincture – 12 to 20 drops per 20 pounds of body weight, twice daily (this is a good starting point)
Additional Information about the product:
Top 9 uses for licorice include:
- arthritis and joint pain
- itching and burning from allergies
- digestive issues
- topical anti-itch aid
- liver health, detoxification and support
- respiratory issues with mucus membrane involvement
- urinary tract infections
How To Give Licorice Root
Most animals love the sweet taste of licorice, making it easy to dose. If you use the topical oil, you might be surprised to see your dog lick the sweet treat off as quickly as you can apply it! Licorice tastes so good for most dogs, that you can even use it to mask the taste of other herbs that he might find icky tasting.
When used internally, it’s often best to use a tincture instead of dried herbs; dogs might not be able to digest enough of the licorice to make it effective. The dosage depends somewhat on the dog and the application, but a general rule of thumb is:
Safety information: Keep out of the reach of Children. This formula is not for use in pregnant or nursing females, animals with kidney or liver disease, or those with seizure disorders. Do not use this product before surgery. Do not use if seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool dry place. Refrigerate after opening.
Legal disclaimer: We recommend that you consult with a qualified veterinarian before using this or any other herbal products.
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