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pneumonia

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Description: Pneumonia is a lung inflammation of deep lung tissue (pulmonary tissue). Bronchitis is an inflammation of the airways and often (but not always) precedes pneumonia and is referred to as bronchopneumonia. Symptoms to watch out for are: Frequent coughing, fever, appetite loss, lethargic, difficulty breathing, dehydration, mucous secretions.

Contributing factors: Fungal Pneumonia like Blastomyces dermatitides, Viral Pneumonia like canine flu virus, Parasitic Pneumonia like heart worms, Bacterial Pneumonia like kennel cough, Allergic Pneumonia.

Herbal Treatment:
Some herbs that may form part of a formula are: Coltsfoot helps to open the bronchial air passages when proper amounts are used but could cause serious harm if too much is used. Acerola is rich in vitamin C and helps to reduce the duration of the infection. Anise stimulates the body to secrete fluids associated with congestion. Catnip helps to reduce fever and helps to relax upset digestion.

Homeopathy: bryonia-lnjeel (heel)

Essential Oils:
Every essential oil has a unique and distinctive fragrance which stimulates the immune system, body and emotions in a precise way. The essential oils are diluted with a carrier for delivery because they should not be used in concentrate form. Carriers range from sweet almond oil to watermelon seed oil, each possessing individual healing traits. Essential oils are purposefully matched with individual carries to achieve a specific result. Some essential oil formulas may contain the following essential oils for this disorder: eucalyptus, myrrh, pine experience dogs respond positively to the healing human touch.

Flower Essence Crab Apple helps with the recovery from infections. Holly is for fast occurring illness. Hornbeam helps replenish energy reserves.

Other:
Reiki or other types of therapeutic touch is beneficial. It has been our