Turmeric has been used for thousands of years as a spice but also for medicinal purposes in humans. Recent studies suggest that it has potentially huge benefits for our dogs too.
- Anti-inflammatory effects
- Antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal benefits
- Promoting heart and liver health
- Promoting digestive health
- Antioxidant properties, which may help prevent certain cancers
- Preventing cataracts
- Treatment for allergies, epilepsy, and liver disease
- Pain relief
- Anti-diarrhea medication
- Natural detox agent
There are a lot of studies and conflicting information widely available on the internet and we suggest you do your own research thoroughly before using this product or consult with your vet. Ensure you read the instructions.
This blog post answers a lot of questions on the Dorwest site by Shelley Doxey BVetMed (Hons), BSc, MSc, MRCVS: All About Tumeric.
She has been practising conventional veterinary medicine since graduating from the Royal Veterinary College in 2002; she also has a clinic based on a farm in Hampshire where she sees animals on a referral basis. www.shelleydoxey.co.uk
DIRECTIONS: Begin by feeding 1/8th teaspoon twice a day for the first week with food. The following week, feed 1/4 teaspoon twice a day with food. Each week you can increase until desired effects are noticed.
If feeding 1/4 teaspoon twice a day – 100g will last 40 days.
If feeding 1/2 teaspoon twice a day – 100g will last 20 days.
If feeding 1 teaspoon twice a day – 100g will last 10 days.
TURMERIC – our turmeric is not irradiated or steam treated to preserve the key components. Our curcumin levels are 5.1% minimum.
COCONUT OIL – we use cold pressed and organic coconut oil
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR – complete with ‘the mother’ apple cider vinegar includes compounds such as quercetin.
BLACK PEPPER – we crack our black pepper just before adding it to our paste
CEYLON CINNAMON – we use true (ceylon) cinnamon as this has a lower level of coumarin in.
Oil and fats 13.75%
Ingredients: water, turmeric, cold pressed coconut oil, apple cider vinegar (with the mother), ceylon cinnamon, black pepper, citric acid, potassium sorbate.