Yellow Dock Root herb is a perennial, which grows to a height of 5 feet. Their leaves are 12 inches in length & 4 inches in width. Yellow dock is widely seen in North America. They bloom between the months of May and August.
Yellow dock has been used since ancient times to treat various skin problems. It helps in cleansing the blood, stimulating bile production, and treating ear mite infections in dogs. It is a natural itch reliever. It works the best on-ear mites due to the presence of anthraquinones.
As said earlier, anthraquinones in the yellow dock are the major reason this herb helps in treating the problem of ear mites in cats. It also acts as an astringent, purifier, and anti-inflammatory. It soothes the irritation and swelling at the same time.
Lavender essential oil is 100% safe for cats when used in moderation. In fact, many cat toys and cat litters have lavender oil in them. However, do not use the essential oil directly on the cat’s skin. Dilute it before use. It acts as a calming agent. Its powerful effects directly hit the Brain and give a soothing and calming sensation; thus, helping the cat feel sleepy.
Various parts of the neem tree have been used by people in India for thousands of years to treat many kinds of ailments. Neem oil can be used to treat many similar ailments in dogs.
It has natural anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Not only does it repel insects, but it kills them with no known side effects to dogs.
HOW TO USE
- Clean the ear with Yellow Dock Oil
- Remove as much debris as possible
- The oil helps asphyxiate the mites
- Repeat this every 3 days for 2 weeks
Because ear mites hatch every 4 days, this schedule will get rid of the mites.