Herbs Used as Substitutes for Conventional Drugs

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  • Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra): Used as anti-inflammatory alternatives to yucca root (Yucca schidigera), steroidal, and nonsteroidal drugs
  • Black walnut (Juglans nigra): Used in place of conventional wormers
  • Wormwood (Artemesia absinthum) Used in place of conventional wormers
  • Saint-Johns-wort (Hypericum spp.): Used as a natural substitute for Prozac (fluoxetine HCl)
  • Oregon grape (Mahonia spp.): Used as an antibiotic for eyes, ears, and mucous membranes
  • Valerian (Valeriana officinalis): Used as alternatives to sedative drugs
  • Skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia): Used as alternatives to sedative drugs
  • Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata):Used as alternatives to sedative drugs
  • Hop (Humulus lupulus):  Used as alternatives to sedative drugs
  • Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinale): Used in place of furosemide (Lasix)
  • Senna (Cassia angustifolia): Used as a natural laxative

Reprinted from Herbs for Pets © 1999. Permission granted by BowTie Press.

 

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