Emotional Balancing Herbs for Dogs

Calm Shen Disturbance Patterndog-calming-herbs.png

  • Startles easily
  • Easily frightened by storms, strangers, etc.
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Easily distracted
  • No focus or attention
  • Poor memory
  • Any emotional disorders

Wood Element Liver Imbalance Pattern

This pattern is often seen in dog breeds that are genetically prone to hyperactivity, but can develop in any dog who is stressed or who has been taking pharmaceutical medications.

  • Easy anger or aggression
  • Hyperactive personality
  • Depression
  • Tenderness along rib cage
  • Stressed easily
  • Ongoing stressful environment or situations

Earth Element Spleen Qi Imbalance Pattern

  • Fretting personality
  • Pacing restlessness
  • Chronic loose stools
  • Poor appetite
  • Weight loss or gain
  • No endurance during exercise

Water Element Yin Deficient Pattern

  • Panic without reason
  • Thirst
  • Dry bowel movements
  • Anxiety especially at night
  • Insomnia
  • Dry, flaky skin and coat
  • Red, dry tongue