Bentonite Clay For Detox In Dogs
Digestive problems like constipation, bloating, gas
- Skin and allergy issues
- Recovery from vomiting and diarrhea
Its effectiveness is due to its negative charge which allows it to pull charged toxins from the body, to be eliminated through your dog's stool.
Topical Bentonite Clay For Dogs
- Mix it with equal parts of filtered water in a glass container.
- Apply it as a paste to itchy skin, bug bites or other skin irritations. Allow the clay to fully dry and then wash it off.
- This paste is also great as a pet-friendly toothpaste.
Caution: Don’t allow the clay to touch metal, as that can reduce its effectiveness.
As a poultice:
- You can use it as a poultice for a more potent application. Simply apply the paste to the area and wrap it carefully with wet gauze or cloth.
- Be very careful to monitor the wrap so it doesn’t shift or "cord" around the area and tighten.
- Dampen and rewrap every two hours until the desired result has been achieved.
- To treat mastitis, apply a paste or mask to the affected area to help draw out the toxins in the body. Repeat hourly.
A soothing bath:
- Add a 1/2 -1 cup of Bentonite clay to a bathtub for general detoxification.
Let your dog soak for 20 minutes or so if he will allow it. This is a great option for dogs who have many areas of irritated skin.
Oral Bentonite Clay For Dogs
There are many reports that dogs have evolved to eat clay to counteract environmental and synthetic toxins ... So your dog instinctively knows how beneficial these clays are.
- You can add some Bentonite clay to your dog's water. Or you can give it orally with a dropper to soothe vomiting, diarrhea or other illness.
Bentonite clay is also effective at treating internal parasites.
- It supports detoxification of the liver and kidneys, organs that can become overloaded with toxins.
Bentonite Clay Dosing For Dogs
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