Dogs and Oil of Oregano
Lets first start with the medicinal properties
Oregano oil is a powerful Antimicrobial. Numerous scientific sttudies and human experience have confirmed its ability to destro many infection-causing “germs” from all 5 classes of pathogens:viruses,bacteria,fungi,parasites and protozoa.When you consider how many health conditions are cuased by these invading organisms , it becomes apparent why Oil of Oregano is such a useful remedy.These days it is best known as an effective cold and flu remedy.Its powerful action against drug-resistant bacterial and viral infections makes it a suitable alternative to prescription antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs.Oil of oregano also has Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic properties , which makes it useful for many conditions where inflammation and pain are present
It is important to select a brand of Oil of Oregano that has been prepared specifically for dogs ,with dosages by weight.
Oil of Oregano can be used both internally and topically to help with the following issues.
Speeds wound healing
For fungal,bacterial and parasitic infections
Ringworm,mites and insect bites
Remember to always consult your veterinarian before starting any new health regime and to get a proper diagnosis for your pet.
Excerpts taken from “Your guide to Oil of Oergano Better Health for People and Pets” by Tracy K.Gibbs,Ph.D.