Prime Support

PERFECT FOR HORSES & DOGS SUFFERING FROM ARTHRITIS and JOINT PAIN

This all natural herbal combination is comparable with cortisone and Bute without the negative side effects.

PRIME SUPPORT INGREDIENTS:
Ashwagandha:

Known as one of the most powerful remedies in Ayurvedia healing, this herb is commonly referred to as “Indian Ginseng” because it is believed to hold an array of wonderfully rejuvenating health properties. From reducing stress and promoting restfulness to relieving anxiety.  Ashwagandha’s potential health benefits have been sought after since 2,000 B.C.

Ashwagandha is a natural antibacterial.  Ashwagandha can help to decrease pain and inflammation throughout the body, and may aid in the prevention of internal infections and inhibit the causes of rheumatologic, urogenital, and respiratory problems.

Rich in a number of antioxidants, Ashwagandha can help to ward off free radicals, which promote disease and quicken the aging process. By slowing or eliminating these harmful entities, it allows the body to better heal itself from infection and remove toxins from within. This, in turn, leads to better overall health of the digestive, circulatory, and cardiovascular systems.  

By helping to increase overall brain function and reduce pain-causing inflammation, Ashwagandha is believed to have an energizing effect that increases stamina and endurance, while lessening the production of various stress hormones. Ashwagandha may also improve concentration, motivation, and muscle function.  

Boswellia:

(Indian Frankincense):

Boswellia is perfect for joint or arthritic pain.

Because boswellia is an effective anti-inflammatory, it is also an effective painkiller and may prevent the loss of cartilage.

Meadowsweet:

Meadowsweet is regarded for its pain relieving properties.

Meadowsweet possesses aspirin-like qualities insofar as the active agents, salicylaldehyde and methyl salicylate create a chemical reaction in the body to produce salicylic acid. Salicylic acid operates like acetylsalicylic acid, the active ingredient contained in Aspirin. Meadowsweet is also effective in reducing fever. 

Modern scientific studies point to the antioxidant effects of meadowsweet. Through this effect and other ingredients, this natural remedy addresses some of the following conditions.

Headache

Stomach and intestinal problems

Heartburn

Joint pain

Arthritis

Muscle cramps

Fever

Skin conditions

The primary use of meadowsweet in naturopathy focuses on the herb as a gentle pain and fever remedy, to address mild forms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Devil’s Claw:

Devil’s Claw is abundant in naturally occurring bioactive compounds including harpagoside, phytosterols, phenolic acids and flavonoids. Studies show that these compounds may help to support joint comfort through their ability to promote a healthy response to typical everyday joint stress.

Turmeric:

Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties.

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body – the main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect the body from free radicals.

Prime Respiratory

For horses suffering from chronic respiratory ailments, cough or seasonal allergies.

PRIME RESPIRATORY INGREDIENTS:
Horehound:  

Horehound is used in the treatment of both dry and phlegm producing coughs, pneumonia and bronchial ailments.  Acting as an expectorant – Susan G. Wynn, DVM and Barbara Fouler, BVSc, BVMS (Hons) – co-authors of In the publication ‘Veterinary Herbal Medicine’ – believe that Horehound has potential for treatment of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.)  

Elecampane:

Elecampane is effective for pulmonary infections, acute or chronic, respiratory ailments, allergies and coughs, to improve breathing ability and lung capacity post-virus, including equine influenza, by helping to heal scarring and lifting old mucus waste.

Rosehips:

Capillary stimulant, immune protectant, aids in rehabilitation from injury and disease, blood flow and tissue damage restoration, hoof growth stimulant, anti-arthritic, laminitis, respiratory infections, whenever higher dosages of vitamin C are required, (eg – post surgery).

Rosehips are a powerful anti-oxidant, mildly astringent with protective and restorative properties.  High Vitamin C content (highest natural source up to 2000 mg per 100 gram).  Vitamins A, D, E, Minerals iron, copper, cobalt, calcium, silica, carotene, flavonoids, pectin, tannin, fruit acids.

Echinacea:

Echinacea is an effective herb – assisting in healing acute and chronic infections of all kinds, coughs, colds, hoof abscesses, wound healing and immunity building.

The Equine Research Centre in Canada confirmed Echinacea to be an effective immune system stimulant in horses, significantly increasing the number of lymphocytes, as well as the size and number of red blood cells and haemoglobin levels in blood.

Olive Leaf:

Olive Leaf is an immune system stimulant, effective against respiratory inflections and equine influenza.  

Chamomile Flowers:

Chamomile Flowers are effective in calming, balancing and soothing the central nervous system.  Helpful in supporting horses in new experiences, such a weaning, new environments or travelling.  

Chamomile is an indispensable herb for horses due to its reliability in the prevention and treatment of many common ailments.

Nettle Leaf:

Nettle leaf stimulates circulation, acts as a spleen tonic, raises red blood cell count, and improves oxygenation of the blood.

Nettle leaf assists with horses suffering from laminitis, arthritis and rheumatism.  Nettle leaf assists in healing of injuries, skin allergies, and acts as a blood cleanser.

Turmeric:

Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties.

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body – the main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect the body from free radicals.

Prime Relax 

Made with the “Moody Mare”  in mind.

Helps to maintain a normal relaxed behaviour during heat cycles

PRIME RELAX INGREDIENTS:
Raspberry Leaf:

Raspberry Leaf has been used for centuries for its effectiveness in relieving cramping during heat cycles by soothing uterine muscles.  Raspberry Leaves are high in folic acid, vitamins C, P, K, and iron.

Cramp Bark:

Cramp bark may relieve uterine and ovarian muscle cramps in mares during heat cycles.   Cramp bark has anti-spasmodic and relaxant properties.

Chaste Berry:

Chaste Berry is a hormonal balancer.  May reduce hormonal behaviour in some mares during heat cycles. 

British equine herbalist Hilary Page conducted successful trials in 2003 into the use of Chaste Berry to reduce common symptoms of Cushings disease.

Chamomile Flowers:

Chamomile Flowers are effective in calming, balancing and soothing the central nervous system.  Helpful in supporting horses in new experiences, such a weaning, new environments or travelling.  

Chamomile is an indispensable herb for horses due to its reliability in the prevention and treatment of many common ailments.

Nettle Leaf:

Nettle leaf stimulates circulation, acts as a spleen tonic, raises red blood cell count, and improves oxygenation of the blood.

Nettle leaf assists with horses suffering from laminitis, arthritis and rheumatism.  Nettle leaf assists in healing of injuries, skin allergies, and acts as a blood cleanser.

Meadowsweet:

Meadowsweet is regarded for its pain relieving properties.

Meadowsweet possesses aspirin-like qualities insofar as the active agents, salicylaldehyde and methyl salicylate create a chemical reaction in the body to produce salicylic acid. Salicylic acid operates like acetylsalicylic acid, the active ingredient contained in Aspirin. Meadowsweet is also effective in reducing fever. 

Modern scientific studies point to the antioxidant effects of meadowsweet. Through this effect and other ingredients, this natural remedy addresses some of the following conditions.

Headache

Stomach and intestinal problems

Heartburn

Joint pain

Arthritis

Muscle cramps

Fever

Skin conditions

The primary use of meadowsweet in naturopathy focuses on the herb as a gentle pain and fever remedy, to address mild forms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Turmeric:

Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties.

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body – the main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect the body from free radicals.

Prime Boost

Helps to maintain a healthy immune system with a blend of all natural immunity building herbs.

PRIME BOOST INGREDIENTS:
Echinacea:

Echinacea is an effective herb – assisting in healing acute and chronic infections of all kinds, coughs, colds, hoof abscesses, wound healing and immunity building.

The Equine Research Centre in Canada confirmed Echinacea to be an effective immune system stimulant in horses, significantly increasing the number of lymphocytes, as well as the size and number of red blood cells and haemoglobin levels in blood.

Turmeric:

Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties.

Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body – the main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect the body from free radicals.

Dandelion Root:

Dandelion Root is a general good health and well-being herb.  As a blood cleaning tonic Dandelion Root is great immunity building herb that horses love.

Spirulina:

Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and antioxidants that can help protect cells from damage. It contains nutrients, including B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin E, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, and gamma linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid).

Studies suggest spirulina may boost the immune system and help protect against allergic reactions

A number of animal and test tube studies suggest that spirulina increases production of antibodies, infection-fighting proteins, and other cells that improve immunity and help ward off infection and chronic illnesses