Aloe Vera Juice - Herbs for Dogs and Cats

aloe vera juice for dogs and cats
 
In this article:
1. Health Benefits for Dogs and Cats
2. Dosage

3. Cautions
4. Side Effects

5. Drug Interactions
6. Daily Dietary Dosage

Inner Leaf Fillet Aloe Vera for dogs and cats. Not outer leaf, not whole leaf.
 
1. Heath Benefits for Dogs and Cats
Aloe Vera inner leaf medicinal properties include:
  1. Analgesic
  2. Antibacterial
  3. Antifungal
  4. Antiviral
Aloe vera inner leaf can help alleviate symptoms of (a partial list):
 
Asthma 
 
Arthritis
 
Cancer
- chemo protective
 
Cardiovascular Issues
- Improves blood circulation throughout the body
- Help reduce bad cholesterol, fatty deposits and blood clots
 
Digestive Issues 
Aloe Vera contains anti-inflammatory, analgesic, healing compounds that help reduce inflammation, soothe and heal the digestive tract:
- Acid Reflux
- Candida
- Colitis
- IBD 
- IBS 
- Leaky gut
- Ulcers   
 
Detox Support
- natural blood purifier
- help eliminate toxins and foreign pathogens
 
Diabetes
- blood sugar regulation

2. Daily Dosage Guideline

Small dogs and cats
  • 1 tsp to 1 tbs
Medium size dogs
  • 1/8 cup
Large size dogs
  • 1/4 cup
X-Large dogs
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup
 
3. Cautions 
  1. Use only 100% pure inner (leaf) fillet, organic Aloe Vera
  2. The outer leaf is toxic to dogs and cats
  3. Do not give to pregnant or lactating dog or cats
  4. Do not give to puppies 6 months of age or younger
  5. Do not use aloe latex as an ingested treatment for dogs or cats

4. Side effects
  • In rare cases a dog or cat may heightened sensitivity to aloe, in which case aloe vera juice can cause diarrhea – stop use if your dog or cat gets diarrhea from ingesting aloe vera juice.
  • Remove aloe vera juice from the diet two weeks prior to a scheduled surgery as its presence could interfere with blood sugar control during surgery.

5. Drug Interactions
  • May increase blood sugar lowering effects of some diabetes medications – extra monitoring of blood sugar levels should be undertaken and adjustment of medications may be required
  • May cause potassium loss if taken with diuretics for heart conditions
  • Aloe interacts with
  • Anti-diabetic drugs
  • Blood thinners
  • Diuretics
  • Some stimulant laxatives (i.e. digoxin)
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Article and graphics by Karen Rosenfeld.
 

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