CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds

Herb Glossary

Welcome to our Herb Glossary. Use it to find out more about the healing properties of each herb and any possible contra-indications. All our natural herb mixes are successfully tried and tested.
Simple sprinkle the herbs over your dog’s dinner. Remember, as herbs usually take time to act within the system, it may take up to 6 weeks before you fully appreciate the benefit. If you have any questions,
please check with your vet or Ask Nicki

Please note that all herbs are alphabetically listed

A

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Aniseed

A. Latin Name

A. Parts of the plant

A. TBC

A. Herb Name

A. Latin Name

A. Parts of the plant

A. TBC

B

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Burdock

Arctium lappa

Root

Blackcurrant

TBC

TBC

TBC

Black Pepper

TBC

TBC

TBC

C

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Celery

Apium graveolens

Seed

Chamomile

Matricaria recutita

Flowers

Chaste Tree Berries

C. Latin name

TBC

TBC

Chilli Powder

TBC

TBC

TBC

Comfry Leaf

D. Latin Name

Leaf

D. TBC

Cramp Bark

D. Latin Name

Leaf

D. TBC

D

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Dandelion

D. Latin Name

Root

D. TBC

Devil Claw’s

D. Latin Name

Root

D. TBC

D. Herb Name

D. Latin Name

D. Parts of the plant

D. TBC

E

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Echinacea

E. Latin Name

E. Parts of the plant

E. TBC

E. Herb Name

E. Latin Name

E. Parts of the plant

E. TBC

F

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum

Seed and leaves

Can affect uptake of certain drugs

G

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Garlic

Allium sativum

Bulb

Not suitable for anaemic animals. Can reduce blood glucose so be careful if using insulin

Ginger

TBC

TBC

TBC

Golden Rod

Solidago

Whole plant

Ground Fennel

TBC

TBC

TBC

Ground Pumpkin Seed

TBC

TBC

TBC

H

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Hops

Humulus lupulus

Hops

Hyssop

TBC

TBC

I

J

K

L

Liquorice Root

TBC

TBC

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis

Leaves

Contra-indicated in animals with hypothyroid problems

M

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Marigold Flowers

TBC

TBC

Milk Thistle

Silybum marianum

Ripe seeds

Mint

TBC

TBC

TBC

N

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Neem

Azadirachta indica

Leaves

Nettle

Urtica dioica

Leaves and stems

O

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

O. Herb Name

O. Latin Name

O. Parts of the plant

O. TBC

P

Psyllium Seed

O. Latin Name

O. Parts of the plant

O. TBC

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Passion Flower

Passiflora incarnate

Aerial parts

Can be a uterine stimulant for some.

Peony Petals

TBC

TBC

TBC

Q

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Q. Herb Name

Q. Latin Name

Q. Parts of the plant

Q. TBC

R

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Raspberry Leaves

TBC

TBC

TBC

Rose

Rosa

Hips

S

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Scullcap

Scutellaria lateriflora

Leaves, stems and flowers

Can interact with other central nervous system depressing drugs

Seaweed/Kelp

Ascophyllum nodosum

Whole plant

Contra-indicated in animals with hypothyroid problems.

Slippery Elm

TBC

TBC

TBC

St John’s Wort

TBC

TBC

TBC

T

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Thyme

T. Latin Name

T. Parts of the plant

T. TBC

Turmeric

T. Latin Name

T. Parts of the plant

T. TBC

U

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

U. Herb Name

U. Latin Name

U. Parts of the plant

U. TBC

V

Herb

Latin Name

Parts of the plant we use

Contra-indications

Vervain

Verbena officinalis

W

X

Y

Z