Horse Herbs

Bulk, Certified Organic, dried herbs for horses! Available in 4 oz or 1 lb bags.
Let your horse self-select the herbs they need, or combine several into herb blends for various uses.
 
 
CALENDULA | CLEAVERS | COLTSFOOT | COMFREY | DULSE | ECHINACEA | KELP | LEMON BALM | MARJORAM | MARSHMALLOW | MEADOWSWEET | NEEM | NETTLE | PARSLEY | PEPPERMINT | PLANTAIN | RASPBERRY | STRAWBERRY | YARROW
 
 
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CALENDULA FLOWERS
 
Can be used topically for rashes, wounds and skin conditions.
 
Internally calendula is an anti-inflammatory, pain reducer, anti-pathogen (viruses, bacteria, fungi), increases blood flow to wounds or infected areas, and helps the body heal more rapidly.
 
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CLEAVERS
 
Supports liver and kidneys.
 
Good for swollen lymph glands or congestion, swelling/edema, and skin conditions.
 
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COLTSFOOT
 
Useful for any respiratory or lung condition, congestion or infection, also for inflammation, swelling and water retention, rheumatism and intestinal issues.
 
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COMFREY LEAF
 
A most excellent wound healer, even helps bone to set/heal more rapidly.
 
Good for damaged joints. Although used for thousands of years, the FDA does not recommend it for internal use.
 
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DULSE FLAKES
 
Dulse is a red seaweed harvested in the cool waters along Atlantic coast of North America and also along the shores of Ireland and Norway.
 
Considered milder in taste than other seaweeds, dulse is an excellent source of phytochemicals and minerals, and a superior source of iodine.
 
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ECHINACEA
 
Supports the immune system.
 
Anti-inflammatory and used for respiratory issues.
 
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KELP POWDER
 
Good source of minerals and iodine.
 
Assists in metabolism regulation. If horses live near the ocean (eg. Orkney Islands), they have been known to wade in to reach seaweed, or graze it from the beach.
 
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LEMON BALM
 
Anti-spasmodic effect on muscle pain and stomach contractions.
 
Reduces anxiety and eases the nervous system.
 
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MARJORAM
 
Relieves flatulence, nausea, cramps and swelling.
 
Also used for respiratory issues.
 
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MARSHMALLOW LEAF
 
Ease inflammation and ulceration in the digestive system.
 
Can also soothe mucus membranes of the mouth, throat and aid respiratory ailments.
 
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MEADOWSWEET HERB
 
Anti-diarrhea, painkiller (contains Salicylic acid), anti-inflammatory.
 
Combine with plantain and marshmallow to treat chronic inflammation/ulcers of stomach and intestines.
 
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NEEM LEAF
 
Anti-bacterial, natural de-wormer, anti-tumor effects.
 
My horses always want Neem mixed with lots of flax oil to make it palatable.
 
Make a paste together with Turmeric and apply topically for itching, ring worm, or other skin conditions.
 
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NETTLE LEAF
 
Antioxidant effect reduces inflammation, helpful for laminitis, arthritis, skin allergies, and assists healing of injuries.
 
Also good blood cleanser and supports the spleen.
 
I use Nettle as a base in my herb blends as my herd really likes nettle a lot.
 
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PARSLEY LEAF
 
According to Homer, Greek charioteers fed their horses parsley to increase their stamina and strength.
 
Also helpful for digestion and lung support.
 
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PEPPERMINT LEAF
 
Improves appetite and reduces gas in the gut
 
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Horses will naturally forage plantain when they experience digestive discomfort.
 
Used to treat coughing or respiratory allergy in horses. Great wound healer and helps stop bleeding.
 
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RASPBERRY LEAF
 
Tones the uterus of pregnant or nursing mares.
 
Supports smooth muscle tone in both the uterus and gastrointestinal tract.
 
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STRAWBERRY LEAF
 
Yummy herb, used for diabetes, high blood pressure, liver disease and arthritis.
 
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YARROW
 
Improves circulation and tones veins, helpful in urinary conditions.
 
Relieves gastrointestinal ailments, is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
 
Combine with plantain and comfrey for wound healing action; topically or internally.
 
SINGING HORSE HERB BLEND RECIPES
 
SOOTHING BELLY
3 cups nettle
1 cup marshmallow
1 cup plantain
1 cup parsley
1/2 cup calendula
1/2 cup peppermint
1/2 cup goldenseal

IMMUNE BOOST BLEND (herd favorite)
2 cups nettle
2 cups meadowsweet
2 cups echinacea
1 cup goldenseal
1 cup marshmallow
1/2 cup comfrey (optional; but don’t use more than 14 days in a row)
1/2 cup coltsfoot

WOUND HEALER BLEND
2 cups plantain
2 cups comfrey
2 cups marshmallow
1/2 cup calendula flowers
1/2 cup marjoram
1/4 cup peppermint

CALMING COLIC BLEND
2 cups lemon balm
2 cups plantain
1 cup parsley
1 cup peppermint

If horse won’t eat this Colic Blend, drizzle a bit of molasses over the herbs.
 
Herb blends can be fed as is, or top-dressed on your horse's normal feed or alfalfa pellets.
 
 
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