Tag Archives: Rosemary

Tendon and Ligament Care

Tendons and ligaments are specialized forms of connective tissue. Tendons connect muscle to bone. Ligaments are anchored only to bone at each end.  Both are composed of interwoven strands of type I collagen protein in a structure much like a … Continue reading

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Liniments Are Worth the Effort

With our often medication oriented mind set it’s easy to overlook the benefits of topical therapy but this has a tremendous amount to offer, especially for joints and muscles. You don’t have to look any further than your own experience … Continue reading

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Mud Woes

It’s really hard to come up with anything good to say about mud – except that it’s not ice!  I want to focus on two challenging skin issues which are made worse by mud.  Scratches/Mud Fever and Thrush. Scratches/mud fever … Continue reading

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Herbs for Topical Use

If you haven’t tried herbal products for skin and coat use, you really should.  Not because they’re herbal or natural – because they are effective! Chemicals are chemicals whether they are inside a plant or in purified form.  Many effective … Continue reading

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