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Posted on 11-02-2017
Ashwagandha is one of our favorite Ayurvedic herbal remedies for cats and dogs and other pets. We use it extensively for the many benefits it provides in maintaining pets’ health and well-being.
Why is Ashwagandha so great for pets?
Ashwagandha has been used since ancient times to promote health and longevity. Its active principles (alkaloids and withanoloides) are similar to those of ginseng. Like ginseng, ashwagandha is revered for its anti-aging properties.
What is the daily dose of ashwagandha for a 60 pound dog?
@Lisa Typically, a 1000 mg twice daily for a 60 lb dog.
What is the dosage of Ashwagandha for a 3.3kg Cat? Can it help acid reflux? @Deepa Rao It is about 100 to 150 mg twice daily for an average 10 lb cat. Ashwagandha does not specifically help with acid reflux.
Would like to know the dosage for a 12-pound cat. Thank you! @Victoria It is about 100 to 150 mg twice daily for an average 10 lb cat.
I have boxer dog with mct which is the best product to purchase Anh how much to give a dog that weighs 70 lbs
@Delores Pollard -- for a more complex situation such as a boxer with mast cell tumors, I would recommend a phone or in person consultation with a review of your dog's previous history. You can schedule a phone consult on the front page of our website at www.holistic-pet-care.com
My dog is afraid of storms and any loud noises so will this help her? @Connie -- Ashwagandha is a stress reliever, so this could help. You may want to speak with your vet about appropriate dosage for this particular issue.
Can u give me a measurement dosage for a dog. I have powder ashwagandha. I was told by health food store owner that I should take a tbsp in water. A lot higher dosage then what is recommended on here. Please advise. Thank you! @Jacque We would need to know the weight of the dog, but generally it would be about 1/2 tsp for 30 lbs twice daily.