TCM for Animals
TCM is emerging as an important tool for veterinarians. Many veterinarians are turning to Eastern solutions for animal health just as the pet's human counterparts have found Eastern medicine very useful to maintain good health. Chinese herbal therapy can be tailored to the individual animal and is especially useful to enhance recuperative power, immunity and state of well-being. Herbs can supplement the animal's diet and fortify its constitution.
Modern Herb Shop has been providing alternative remedies for many years. An excellent example, Yunnan Baiyao is used for dogs and cats with hemangiosarcoma or other types of bleeding tumors with much success. It is also helpful in stopping nail bed bleeds and other weeping sores and bleeding wounds. It is used by many animal centers to treat dolphins, aid race horses, and much more.
Tonifying or supplementing formulas are used for conditions of weakness or deficiency. Deficiency patterns may be seen in any of the organ systems, especially the Spleen, Lung or Kidney, with symptoms such as fatigue, poor digestion, low immunity and incontinence.
Harmonizing formulas restore balance and equanimity within organ systems, such as Spleen and Stomach, restoring digestive balances, or between organ systems such as Liver and Spleen.
Clearing and purging formulas eradicate pathogens, or dispel excess stagnation of a bodily substance. These formulas are for very specific patterns and conditions, such as Wind Heat invasion, Heat and Toxins, Blood stasis, excess Dampness, or Heat.