Natural Remedies for Laminitis in Horses
Natural Remedies for Laminitis

Laminitis in Horses

Use immediately when the onset is suspected.
Aconite 30c. Dose every 15-30 minutes up to 4-6 times.
This remedy will follow aconite well if there is fever, bounding pulse, nervousness and dilated pupils.
Belladonna 30c. Dose hourly for 4-6 doses. Then you can continue dosing 3-4 times daily for a few days if the animal is responding. Note: the remedy in 1M potency may be good to treat laminitis, but should be used under the guidance of a homeopathic vet.
Subsequent Flair Ups
Initially use the remedies outlined above. It may then be beneficial to change to a more appropriate remedy that matches the presenting symptoms.
Nux is a good choice for any toxic condition and laminitis is certainly toxic. Consider this remedy if the animal becomes fidgety and irritable as the condition arises. Prescription drugs, rich food, too much food, lush grass, digestive problems may bring about this condition. Nux can aid digestion and the liver in ridding the body of toxins.
Nux vomica 6c. Dose 2-3 times daily for 5 to 7 days until improved.
Chronic Laminitis in Horses
If the horse shows slight improvement with first movement. Like a rusty gate, where opening and closing it seems to loosen it up.
Rhus Toxicodendron 6c. Dose 2-3 times daily until there is a noticeable improvement. This may take a few weeks or possibly a month or two.
This remedy is useful in chronic cases to assist in the regeneration of damaged tissue inside the hoof.
Calcarea Fluorica 30c. Dose morning and evening, one or two days a week (example: Dose on Sunday and Wednesday) for 4-6 weeks if necessary.
For treatment guidance and dose and potency instructions we recommend using Homeopathy to the Rescue for Horses. The treatment guide that will allow you to confidently use homeopathic remedies to self treat your horse.
A guide to using homeopathy for horses
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