BACH FLOWER REMEDIES

Most commonly known amongst the Bach Flower Remedies is Rescue Remedy: For anxiety, shock, trauma, extreme stress, or even unconsciousness, and to heal wounds. Use two (2) drops into mouth, or rubbed on gums, nose or pads of feet. Put two (2) drops into some distilled water and pour into wounds or cuts. Good for soaking pads if cut or hurt. Use several times a day. Carry Rescue Remedy with you at all times. Store in a cool, dark place.

Bach Flower Remedies work primarily on an emotional level. Excellent for use with timid dogs or to rehabilitate rescue dogs. They come in liquid form and can be dropped directly into your dog's mouth or added to the drinking water several times a day.

Agrimony - mental torture behind a cheerful face
Aspen - fear of unknown things
Beech - intolerance
Centaury - the inability to say 'no'

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SYMPTOMS

As time goes by, we are adding treatments of symptoms as sent in by our readers, or as discussed on the Holistic Dog List. We hope that you will find the information helpful, and that maybe you have something to share. As always, please let me remind you that these suggestions have been submitted by pet owners, not certified veterinarians. As always, if in doubt, please contact your veterinarian or holistic practitioner before engaging in any of these practices.

Alternative & Complimentary Medicine for Pets:
Nutritional Recommendations for Specific Diseases

REFERENCES
* New Choices in Natural Healing for Dogs and Cats by the editors of Rodale Press Health Books BPM 00-980-1 PET39775B
0 Canine Inherited Disorder Database
+ Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog (second edition) Wendy Volhard and Kerry Brown, D.V.M. ISBN 1-58245-153-2
** Dr. Jane's Natural Care for a Healthy, Happy Dog Jane R. Bicks, D.V.M. ISBN 0-399-52482-7
++ Dr. Edward Bach Centre Animal Protection Institute