Is your dog scared of fireworks? Calm Xtra starts working within 20minutes and will help keep your dog calm this firework season
A stronger alternative to our famous, fast acting herbal supplement Calm. It contains a combination of botanical extracts to help your pet cope with stress and anxiety, also useful to help calm hyperactive pets. Works within 20mins, ideal for firework season and anytime your pet is stressed or anxious.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis):
Many studies have shown Valerian to be a powerful, nonaddictive and anti-spasmodic nerve relaxant, sedative, and pain reliever. Its actions are due to its calming and balancing effect on the central nervous system. Traditionally used for all states of nervous anxiety and irritability, agitation and hysteria, tension migraines and insomnia.
Skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia):
A good relaxing herb, known to exert a tonic effect on the nervous system. A wonderful non-addictive remedy, traditionally used for nervous tension, anxiety, hysteria, agitation, insomnia, muscle cramps and spasm and tension headaches.
Oats (Avena sativa):
Gentle calming herb with a special affinity with the nervous system. In combination with Valerian the synergy is special, each herb enhancing the action of the other.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata):
A wonderful herb traditionally used for insomnia, anxiety and irritability, its non-addictive calming effect is due to its action on the central nervous system.
Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa):
Traditionaly used for hyperactivity, insomnia, anxiety, nervouse excitability and to promote restful sleep. Works well in combination with Valerian and Passionflower.
Jamaica Dogwood (Piscidia erythrina):
Well known mild sedative and nerve relaxant, used by herbalists for over-excitability and sleeplessness.
At times of stress the body uses vitamins and minerals at a high rate, in particular B vitamins. Supplementing the diet with a specially designed animal multi-vitamin and multi-mineral complex can be beneficial. Nutritional yeast is high in B vitamins and can be sprinkled on to food.
Extra vitamin C is always useful.
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) have been shown to be useful in the treatment of anxiety and stress.