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Get To Know Our Digestive Blend

Delving further into our botanical digestive blend, this meticulously crafted formula incorporates marshmallow root, chamomile, spirulina, peppermint, licorice root, basil, and fennel. We believe this blend to be both potent and gentle, suitable even for the most delicate canine companions, yet effective for all your canine’s experiencing either regular or irregular digestive disturbances.


Crafting this blend to optimise the well-being of your canine companion suffering a spectrum of conditions including but not limited to IBS, IBD, bloat, flatulence, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, pre and post-operative care, competitive needs, and managing stress during events like fireworks season or household relocations as well as those under the weather or suffering it intermitent vomiting. We also recommmend consulting a holistic vet. Delve further into each herb below to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their individual characteristics and what makes our botanical digestive blend so special.


Marshmallow root is a versatile herb that has been used for centuries for its various health benefits. This herb is native to Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa and has a long history of use in traditional medicine. Marshmallow root is known for its soothing properties and is commonly used to help with digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, and heartburn. It is also used to support respiratory health and can help with coughs and sore throats. Additionally, marshmallow root has been used topically to help with skin irritation and inflammation. One of the key components of marshmallow root is mucilage, a gel-like substance that forms a protective layer over mucous membranes, helping to soothe and protect irritated tissues. This makes marshmallow root a popular choice for those looking for natural remedies for various ailments.


Chamomile a delicate and soothing herb known for its Chamomile is also known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and has long been cherished for centuries for its numerous health benefits. This versatile herb is widely used to promote relaxation, aid in digestion, and relieve stress and anxiety. It is commonly used to relax the digestive muscles and address problems such as gas, indigestion, motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Its gentle, apple-like fragrance and mild flavour make chamomile made this perfect for our digestive blend.


Spirulina, a variety of blue-green algae, is renowned for its rich nutrient and antioxidant composition, rendering it a valuable supplement for canines. Recognised for its elevated levels of protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, spirulina can significantly contribute to enhancing the overall health and vitality of your beloved canine. Our commitment to utilising solely organic spirulina in our blends underscores our dedication to purity. Though we lack an organic certification to label our product as such, rest assured that we have sourced only the highest quality ingredients for our formulations. Spirulina has high levels of vitamin B-6 with plays a pivotal role in aiding the body's efficient extraction of energy from the digestive process. Furthermore, spirulina's niacin content assists in appetite control, supports optimal gut enzyme function, and fosters a well-functioning digestive system. Spirulina is rich in magnesium which can alleviate constipation by drawing water into the stool, facilitating smoother passage. Also known for its high fibre content, spirulina can enhance digestive health, mitigating issues like constipation and bloating.


Peppermint is recognised as a advantageous herb for dogs experiencing digestive troubles. Its antispasmodic qualities can aid in calming an upset stomach, minimising bloating, easing gas, addressing constipation, managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and mitigating flatulence, among other benefits. Peppermint tea has been a longstanding remedy for individuals experiencing gastrointestinal issues. Personally, I find the aroma of peppermint delightful; its fresh and calming scent and taste effectively soothes my gastrointestinal discomfort, which is another reason why it was a must for our botanical digestive blend.


Licorice root is serving as a valuable inclusion into our botanical digestive blend. This natural root is recognised for its capacity to alleviate stomach discomfort, mitigate inflammation within the gastrointestinal system, and enhance the general digestive wellness of our canines. Licorice root is a potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. Initial research in humans suggests that it may have the potential to mitigate upper respiratory infections, aid in ulcer management, and enhance digestion, among other benefits.


Basil, a versatile herb known for its culinary uses and health benefits, is great for digestion. Its antimicrobial properties help fight harmful gut bacteria, addressing digestive issues. Basil's anti-inflammatory properties and high antioxidant content could also help . Moreover, this herb aids in preventing cell damage, calming nervous pets, and easing arthritis pain. Basil is notably rich in vitamin K and serves as a good source of other essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, B6, and B9, along with calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and potassium. Basil definitely offers a range of health benefits, which is just some of the reasons why we has to include it in our blend.

Fennel is a versatile herb with a distinct anise-like flavour that is not only delicious but also beneficial for digestion. It contains compounds that can help reduce bloating, gas, and indigestion. Fennel seeds are often used to make soothing teas that can aid in digestion after a meal. Additionally, fennel is rich in fibre, which is important for maintaining a healthy digestive system. Its anti-inflammatory properties can also help alleviate digestive issues and promote overall gut health. Incorporating fennel into our blend has increased its palatability as well as supporting your canines digestive system naturally.


With sustainability and environmental stewardship in mind, our commitment to using ethically sourced ingredients goes beyond just creating a delicious blend. By consciously choosing to exclude herbs that are at risk of endangerment, we aim to play our part in preserving our planet's biodiversity. It is our responsibility to cultivate a harmonious relationship with the natural world, respecting and protecting the delicate balance of plant and animal life that surrounds us. In every spoonful of our blend, your canine isn’t just tasting the flavours of nature, but receiving the powerhouse of our digestive blend. Our love for the planet and your canine is our driving force to a more sustainable future.

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