Philippine Herbs Used in Small Animal Practice

Herb  Indication Preparation and Application     Active Ingredient  Precaution 
Sambong (Blumea balsamifera)*  Cystitis, urolithiasis, diuretic  De/ Dr: 1c leaves in 2 glasses H2O, and drench _c tid  Alkaloids, Glycosides, tannin, volatile oil (l-borneol)   
Pansit-pansitan (Peperomia pellucida Urolithiasis, UTI  /Ff: Feed fresh or
De/ Dr: 4-6 inches of the plant in one glass water, tid-qid
Tannins, calcium oxalate, alkaloids, volatile oils Suppresses peristalsis due to the volatile oil present
Balbas-pusa (Orthosisphon aristatus UTI  I/ Dr: leaves     

Philippine Herbs Used in Small Animal Practice
Compiled by M. Leila Santiago-Flores, DVM
Preparation and Application of Herbal Medicines
Integumentary System
Gastrointestinal System
Intestinal Parasitism
Respiratory System
Reproductive System
Urinary System
Circulatory System

Ophthalmic Disorders


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