Offering the Healing Benefits of Pet Herbal Medicine in Hilton Head, SC

Can herbs really improve the health and quality of life of pets? At Island Holistic Veterinary Center in Hilton Head, we can integrate herbal medicine into a variety of treatments for a variety of health conditions. Herbal medicine is a facet of Traditional Chinese Medicine, harnessing the many healing properties of herbs to relieve pain, restore balance in the body, boost the immune system, and support various major organs. Herbal medicine may also reduce the need for traditional medication in certain cases, and in turn reduce the risk of harmful side effects.

Interested in learning more about herbal medicine and want to find out if it can help your pet? Give us a call at (843) 671-PAWS!

Some Common Uses of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Pets

Herbal medicine has many uses, and works best in conjunction with other therapies, such as acupuncture and food therapy. Indications for herbal medicine may include:

  • Pain relief and management
  • Allergies
  • Disorders of the immune system
  • Digestive issues
  • Skin disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Reproductive issues
  • …and more

How We Administer Herbal Medicine

We recognize that every pet is different and may require a certain approach to taking their medicine. Luckily, there are options! We can provide your pet’s herbal treatment in the form of a powder, capsule, or even a biscuit. The less stressful and uncomfortable your pet’s treatment, the better.

Call Island Holistic Veterinary Center at (843) 671-PAWS to consult with Dr. Duffner about herbal medicine and how it might benefit your pet. We look forward to answering all your questions and helping your pet find greater relief from their condition.