Aloe Vera and Pets
Aloe Vera is also an excellent ally for animals in the treatment and prevention of a range of disorders. Many believe this is a false legend, but medical research proves it. In this article we give you 5 real proofs of the usefulness of the magic plant.
A bit of history
In the 1950s Aloe was re-evaluated. Exceptional properties in the case of human burns. From this time on, studies on this plant and its gel became more and more extensive.
In veterinary medicine, it was Dr Northway who carried out research on dogs, cats and horses in the 1970s. These special patients suffered from mycosis and were treated with Aloe gel. Out of a sample of 71 animals, 67 were cured through the use of Aloe gel on their skin. This extraordinary result convinced the researchers to start further studies on the use of Aloe in a range of diseases, with excellent results in problems related to muscles, tendons and joints.
Why use Aloe
Today there is no doubt about the benefits of its use on our four-legged friends: these 5 simple reasons are enough to convince you.
- It strengthens the immune system.
- It stimulates the appetite and increases energy and vitality.
- Perfect for grooming, shiny, healthy hair and healing wounds.
- Helps relieve joint pain and inflammation.
- Counteracts urinary tract problems and is suitable for cleaning the dog’s intestines.
A single element can cover almost all of your furry companion’s possible problems: from feeding to cleaning, from treating inflammation and intestinal problems to healing the skin.
We suggest choosing carefully the products to use. The formulation of the products should be free of the outer part, which contains Aloin. This can have unpleasant laxative effects, and be careful when pregnant, as aloin can induce abortion. In any case you can ask your vet for help on how and when to take it.
Everything you need to care for your furry friends!