Medicinal Plants to Treat Dog Skin Diseases
Based on a survey among veterinarians specialized in phytotherapy, marigold, St. John's Wort, chamomile and sage were proven to have antibacterial and antifungal effects. This makes them an new option for the treatment of pyoderma, otitis externa, infected wounds and dermatophytosis. Marigold, St. John's Wort and chamomile have wound-healing properties. St. John's Wort and Chamomile have anti-inflammatory and other beneficial effects. Due to the wide range of beneficial effects of these medicinal plants, in the future they may be used for the treatment of dermatologic diseases in dogs.