Kakadu Plums, also known as also known as Gubinge, Billygoat Plums, Gurumal or Murunga are native to Australia’s Northern Territory. Indigenous Aborigines use these plums for food as well as for their traditional healing properties.
Kakadu Plums have ten times the amount of Vitamin C than oranges, which makes Kakadus an excellent antioxidant. Though Nimri, my heroine in Star Bridge who is an herbal healer, might not know the scientific terms, Larwin would use for these properties, she understands when something slows down the aging process, and helps her Tribe’s health.
Since kakadu plums contain a rich amount of Vitamin C, they are popularly used in many skincare products. This gives a natural shine and glow to the skin. It can also prevent aging of the skin.
Antioxidants in skincare products can repair the skin damage caused by the sun or due to aging. This fruit is useful to stimulate the collagen production to remove fine lines or scars. This also has gallic acid that acts as an astringent, antimicrobial, anti fungal and antibacterial agent. Kakadu plums are included as an ingredient in many natural skincare products including lotions, exfoliators, toners, masques, cleansers, serums, creams and moisturizers.
Cats can get depressed just as us humans. One example of what may trigger feline depression is change. Any change to the cat`s familiar territory, especially if it’s drastic, is potentially distressing for the cat. Pax had to witness his usual litter box space being changed forever. It was a place of very personal nature…
via Feline Depression — Katzenworld
Antibiotics and pets Author: The PDSA Antibiotics have been a vital weapon in the battle against bacterial infections in humans and animals for many years. However, some microorganisms are developing resistance to antibiotics, with fears this could have a major impact on treating infections in the future. PDSA vet nurse, Katy Orton, said: “Antibiotics were…
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Preventing Kidney Disease in Cats Acute vs. Chronic Kidney Disease There are two common types of kidney disease, acute and chronic. Acute kidney disease is when there is abrupt damage to the kidney. Abrupt damage is usually caused by a toxin, infection, or shock. Cats usually show signs of vomiting and weakness or lethargy, and…
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The following guest post is by Mary, who is excited to let you know about 7 alternative medical treatments for animals. If you’ve read Star Bridge, you know that my top choice is to use herbs as a treatment and my second choice is anything that avoids big-pharma, so Mary’s information interests me. And now, for Mary :
The purpose of this article is to educate pet owners first and foremost.
Many people are unaware that it is possible to treat their pets with complimentary medicine like Cats and even better, to save their lives (yes, unfortunately, many pet owners resort to euthanasia because they don’t know that other treatments exist… not to mention natural as well).
There is so much to gain from treating your pet with alternative medicine (avoiding euthanasia, decreasing side effects, gentler treatments, etc.) and few people know it…so this article is our means of helping animals and their owners. We have interviewed several veterinarians who are quoted in the article and who also want to get the message out there.
Please click here to read the full article. That explains:
1. PHYTOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
2. ACUPUNCTURE FOR ANIMALS
3. PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
4. HOMEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS
5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS
6. OSTEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS
7. NATUROPATHY FOR ANIMALS
Has your pet been diagnosed with cancer? One in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Experts say that the number of pet cancer cases is rising, as advances in veterinary medicine are increasing the lifespans of our companion animals. Here are a few important facts about cancer for […]
via November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month — FACE Foundation
Guarding your cat against illness is not easy, but being aware of potential problems and what you can do to help is essential. Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) affects nearly 3% of cats in the UK. The variety of causes means it can be difficult to diagnose, but if left untreated it can be fatal.
Click here for tips to help you spot the warning signs in time.