The fresh herbs, spices & condiments we use in our treats have proven long-term benefits . Learn how our furry friends could benefit with regular consumption.
the wonder spice
This ancient spice, celebrated for centuries as both food and medicine, has resurfaced within the health and nutrition communities thanks to curcumin, the healing substance which supplies its vibrant color.
AN ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN ALMOST ALL OUR TREATS
Why your pets could benefit from this spice -
Powerful Antioxidant that neutralize free radicals which cause the painful inflammation and damage to joints affected by arthritis.
The Anti-Inflammatory properties, combined with the fact that turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, suggests that it’s also useful for disinfecting and treating skin injuries.
Turmeric is known to lower LDL levels which support both Heart and Liver health.
A known Detoxifier that boosts the liver’s ability to metabolize fat and remove waste from the body.
the "Rose of Mary".
This Mediterranean herb extract is used as a common natural preservative in most pet food across the globe.
We use this herb in it’s fresh form only, and not in the form of tinctures, or powders as it is most commonly used.
A FRESH INGREDIENT IN MANY OUR TREATS
During our research, we also found that Rosemary used in it’s fresh form has some unique healing properties –
Contains Antioxidants, which means it can help neutralize cell-damaging free radicals in the body. An overabundance of free radicals and resulting cell damage has been linked to age-related illnesses like cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Heart Health Promoter because of its antispasmodic (spasm preventing) abilities on smooth muscles, rosemary can also help the heart in some cases of cardiac arrhythmia, as well as to generally strengthen the heart.
Also known for its abilities in Digestive System Support, especially when it comes to gas, indigestion and other related problems. And because of its antimicrobial abilities, it can come in handy for gastrointestinal infections.
the aromatic healer
Another mother nature’s gift to us and our pets, but over the years have gathered quite a lot of negative feedback, because of it’s incorrect use in pet diet. Don’t confuse this amazing herb with Citronella, just because they come from a similar family! Also, people land up adding the herb’s essential oil in their pet’s diet, which is a super concentrated form of extract, and an incorrect usage will most certainly cause dietary dis-balance.
Lemongrass used in it’s fresh form has a multitude of health benefits for our pets. But it needs to be used in the right proportions, and don’t forget - in it’s fresh form!
In cooking, when used correctly, it just elevates flavor profiles of proteins like chicken, fish and other delicate meats.
The Cooling Energy inLemongrass helps to soothe your stomach and keeps your digestive functions in check. It contains a component called citral that helps to digest food.
Lemongrass is nature’s formula for taming High Blood Pressure. It is rich in potassium which increases the production of urine in the body, which in turn stimulates blood circulation and lowers blood pressure.
A great source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C which are essential nutrients for a shiny coat.
the "holy herb"
Sage a common herb, known for it’s silvery green leaves, and have both culinary and medicinal applications.
In addition to having a wonderful flavor and aroma, sage offers natural antiseptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, and astringent properties.
Contains Vitamins A, E, and K - support bone, skin, and eye health in addition to promoting healthy immunity
Loaded with trace minerals - calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, and zinc to support balanced nutrition
Astringent properties - reduce redness and inflammation to heal skin infections
Natural anti-inflammatory benefits - help relieve arthritis pain and other inflammatory conditions
Antimicrobial properties - naturally kill harmful pathogens that could cause infection
The HERB FOR COURAGE
Thymus, commonly known as thyme is a genus name for many flowering herbs and shrubs totaling to over 350 in number with medicinal, culinary as well as ornamental value.
It has nutrients including vitamin A, C, K, manganese, iron, and calcium as well as antioxidants to help fight free radicals.
It has antimicrobial properties hence can fight fungal, viral and bacterial pathogens. It can help reduce oral bad breath, fight coughs, and other infections
It has antispasmodic and carminative properties making it good for digestion, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and indigestion.
Finally, it can help with urinary tract infection as well as urinary incontinence since it is a mild astringent tonic.