Allergies and skin problems are common and problematic. Flea & mite bites, pollens, fungi etc can cause your dog to itch, scratch, have rashes and dry or inflamed skin. In addition, most types of commercial dog foods lack essential fatty acids (polyunsaturated fats omega-3 & 6) which can cause excessively dry skin and a dull coat.
Allergies are a result of your dogs immune system overreacting to the allergen, causing inflammation and itching. It is critical to get to the root of the problem. Check for bacterial & fungal (yeast) infections, parasites or sensitivities to different pollens or other environmental allergens. Some skin problems can be the result of digestive dysfunction so ensure that your dog’s diet is species appropriate and that their gut is healthy and strong. For yeast infections we recommend a combination of our Liver Love to detox and Tummy Tastic to rebuild gut health.
As with any allergy, it is important to find the trigger and avoid or eliminate it where possible, whether environmental or food. In some cases, such as house dust mites, this avoidance may be impossible. Medication is sometimes necessary for immediate relief but for some is not a long term solution due to possible side effects and toxic build up.
Aside of allergies, it may be that your dog moults excessively, struggles to regain their coat after shedding or has lost their colour pigment over time. Certain breeds are more prone to these problems.
Skin & Coat is a premium 100% natural holistic superfood supplement. It contains omega rich cold pressed flaxseed oil and 7 of the best high strength active herbs; Nettle, Sarsaparilla, Camomile, Skullcap, Milk Thistle, Ginkgo and Liquorice. This blend will help to keep your dogs skin itch free and has a relaxing, calming effect.
This amazing formula contains herbs that have anti-histamine and steroidal properties, assist with detoxification, soothe the stomach, aid digestion, reduce moulting and restore colour pigment in breeds prone to pigment loss. It is a powerful antioxidant. Flaxseed oil> helps to maintain overall good health of the heart, immune and reproductive systems, support mobility & circulation and balance metabolism. As the herbal ingredients are in their active state they provide nutritional support.
Using holistic principles, Skin & Coat contains 4 adaptogens which are a unique class of healing herbs that help to balance, restore and protect the body both physically and emotionally. (for more information see the 'adaptogenic herbs' section of this website). The herbs in this formula have been selected by a holistic vet for maximum efficacy. Visible relief and health benefits can be seen in as little as 7 days in some dogs.
Feed with regular food once daily or every other day depending on the level of support required. Shake well before every use and store in the fridge to maintain freshness.
Available in 250ml, 500ml and 1 litre
Ideal for dogs that have seasonal sensitivities, hot spots, rashes or redness, dry flaky skin, dull coats, moult excessively or have lost their colour pigment. Fantastic for getting coats in pristine condition pre-showing. Suitable for all breed types.
If your dog has additional symptoms together with skin & coat problems i.e. bad breath/lethargy/diarrhea, gas, bloating/joint pain/candida the underlying issue may be digestive dysfunction.
Not recommended for pregnant/nursing dogs and puppies under the age of 8 weeks old. Not to be used if your dog is known to be allergic/reactive to any of the ingredients listed or if your dog is taking blood thinning medication (anticoagulants)/blood modulators. Proflax Skin & Coat can be taken as an integrative approach alongside most medication, however, we suggest that you check with your own vet first as herbs can sometimes affect the absorption of certain medication.
The active herbs in this blend have been formulated to work in balance for maximum efficacy. See the difference in as little as 7-10 days.
Herbal ingredients are:
Nettle: A powerful adaptogen and a rich source of phytonutrients; chlorophyll, sterols, polyphenols, lignans and gallic acid. Nettle contains the flavanoid quercetin which is a natural anti-histamine and may help to alleviate allergic symptoms. It is also good for skin and coat, improved circulation and kidney function. Contains iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, vitamins A, C K and B.
Sarsaparilla: Aids skin conditions and reduces itching. Reduces inflammation and supports a healthy digestive and immune system. Full of antioxidants, phytochemicals and saponins which act as a natural steroid. Contains trace minerals iron, magnesium, selenium, calcium and zinc and vitamins A, C, D and B complex.
Chamomile: A powerful relaxing, calming & soothing herb. A powerful antioxidant. Contain flavanoids apigenin, quercetin, patuletin, chrysin and luteolin which provide anti-histamine relief. Aids digestion, strengthens muscle tissues and reduces itchy inflamed skin. Reduces inflammation. Has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Skullcap Baicalensis: A mild sedative so promotes calmness. Provides pain relief, is a natural anti-histamine and has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. Boosts the efficiency of the liver by reducing toxins so promotes healthy skin.
Milk Thistle: An adaptogenic herb that has powerful cleansing and anti-oxidant properties for detoxification of the liver. Stimulates cell regeneration in the kidneys. Reduces inflammation. Regulates metabolism. Has neuroprotective properties so supports a healthy nervous system and brain. Provides calcium, magnesium, potassium, folate and vitamin A.
Ginkgo: An adaptogenic herb that reduces anxiety, improves mood and increases energy. Aids a healthy nervous system and improves circulation. Reduces inflammation. A natural flavanoid, and anti-oxidant. Good source of vitamin A, C, B-6, iron and magnesium.
Liquorice root: An adaptogenic herb that supports the immune system, relieves stress, combats against viral and bacterial infections, aids respiration and maintains good digestion. Also makes the formula taste great!
??Shake well and add to raw, wet or dry food. Feed according to your dogs needs. More information can be found here
Store in the fridge once opened and in a cool, dark place prior to opening.
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