Natural Remedies – #5 – Charcoal

ACTIVATED CHARCOAL: Uses: Filters/removes toxins. For a wide variety of internal or external uses. Our house & car filters are charcoal. I've used charcoal soap (messy) and charcoal salve (looks funny, but makes a nice salve!) Some even use forms of charcoal in gardening! Dosage: Varies by situation. Refer to packaging for dose based on …

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Natural Remedies – #4 – ACV

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR: Uses: For internal and external use. An acidic liquid touted for many uses. Referred to as "ACV". Dosage: Varies. Human: I like to take a teaspoon of vinegar or fire cider (ACV infused with fiery herbs) in a cup of water in the morning before food. This really helps stimulate my digestion. …

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Natural Remedies – #3 Rennet

RENNET: Uses: For ruminant animals of a young age being fed milk. Assists in coagulation of milk, helpful for situations when a young animal is scouring and their own digestive system is malfunctioning. For humans, it's used for dessert & cheese. Yummm! 🙂 Dosage: Refer to package. Match the amount of rennet to approximately the …

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Natural Remedies – #2 – Probiotics

PROBIOTICS: Uses: Probiotics help repopulate the gut with beneficial bacteria (and in some blends, beneficial yeast) to restore the balance of gut flora that plays a large role in proper digestion of nutrients. Different probiotics are available for all sorts of humans and animals. Dosage: Refer to the individual package for dosage information. Keep in mind, …

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Natural Remedies for Farm Animals… (and Farmers) – #1

" an Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure "  - Benjamin Franklin Nothing beats prevention (dry bedding, ventilation, a balanced routine, high quality feed, etc.) but sometimes our best efforts are not enough. We are human after all! Below are several natural remedies that really work for our home and farm - …

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