Chamomile for Dogs: Uses, Safety, & More

Chamomile is a trusted and widely used soothing herb dating back centuries. But, is chamomile good for dogs? Yes, chamomile has many uses and can be added to different recipes for dog consumption.

This herbal medicine is made from natural plant compounds. Chamomile is a dried flower from the Maricaria species, which is a member of the daisy family.

In this post, you'll learn all you need to know about chamomile for dogs.

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4 Benefits of chamomile for dogs

Chamomile has many health benefits for your dog, such as skin irritation relief.

Indeed, chamomile has shown to reduce your dog's skin inflammation as well as redness, dry skin, and itching due to skin irritations.

Additionally, Chamomile is known for promoting healthy skin by excreting toxins from your dog's body.

Can Dogs Eat Chamomile

1. Itchy skin irritation

One of the main benefits of chamomile for dogs are the helpful benefits for inflamed skin.

Your dog's skin is one of the main ways to know if something is wrong.

Itchy skin is an obvious symptom if your dog has a skin condition or is having an allergic reaction.

Chamomile helps to reduce swelling and is antimicrobial in nature to help heal skin infections.

So consider giving your dog chamomile supplements or applying chamomile tea to their skin.

Dog with irritated skin

2. Chamomile for your dogs anxiety

When given to dogs, chamomile can help to reduce separation anxiety and promote relaxation.

In recent years, chamomile has become popular as a way to reduce mild anxiety in dogs. Chamomile contains a compound called apigenin, which has been shown to help mild anxiety.

That's why we've included them in our calming treats.

It is important to note that chamomile should not be given to dogs with allergies to pollen or Ragweed.

If you are unsure whether your dog is allergic, it is best to consult with a veterinarian before giving them chamomile.

Dog's anxiety

3. Parasite removal

Chamomile tea works as a natural parasite remover. Over time, chamomile tea works to get rid of parasites like ticks.

Also, it's non toxic, so go ahead and apply it to your dog's skin and coat. See if it works for you!

Chamomile can help with dog parasites

4. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory properties

One of the main benefits of chamomile is it's anti inflammatory properties.

It can be applied directly to your dog's skin to reduce inflammation caused by parasites.

In addition, it can help relieve inflammatory bowel disease. Of course, you'll need to give your dog chamomile as a supplement as it's more effective than giving them tea.

When using chamomile tea, stick to skin use. Try a chamomile supplement for other uses.

Chamomile is a good antimicrobial skin rinse

Chamomile dosage for dogs

We recommend giving your dog chamomile treats designed specifically for them. Depending on their weight, dogs can take 90 - 225 mg of chamomile per day.

Xen Pets calming chews for dogs ingredient list

Xen Pets Max Strength Hemp Calming Chews are formulated with chamomile and other plant extracts.

Giving your dog chamomile combined with our blend of herbal remedies can have terrific health benefits (helpful for mild anxiety).

Is chamomile ever bad for dogs?

Chamomile is fine for dogs to have, but there are a few things to keep in mind.

  • Giving your dog an excessive chamomile dose can upset your dog's stomach and diarrhea.
  • If your dog is pregnant or nursing, it's best to avoid giving them Chamomile altogether.
  • It is important to note that chamomile should not be given to dogs with allergies to pollen or Ragweed.
  • If you are unsure whether your dog is allergic, it is best to consult with a veterinarian before giving them chamomile.

Can my dog benefit from chamomile calming treats?

Our calming treats are designed to help your anxious dog relax and improve your dog's hyperactive and destructive behavior.

With all natural ingredients, there's little to worry about when it comes to safety and digestion. There are many studies confirming the safety and beneficial factors of our ingredients.

Our calming chews are formulated to help a stressed pup that is suffering from separation anxiety.

Xen Pets calming chews for dogs

Calming treats with chamomile help to relieve stress and separation anxiety in dogs

One of the main challenges our customers face is their dog's separation anxiety.

We've all been there before. Our dogs aren't sure what to do when we leave the home.

We come back after a long day at work and find the house a mess.

The couch legs are chewed, pillows are destroyed, and the carpet is falling apart.

Try giving your dog a calming treat before leaving for the day. There's a chance it can help ease their separation anxiety.

Wrap up

If you have a dog that suffers from anxiety, it may be time to try chamomile supplements.

These supplements are designed to help your dog feel more relaxed and comfortable in situations that would normally trigger their anxiety.

Most calming treats can provide many benefits for your dog, including reducing stress levels, promoting healthy sleeping habits, and helping them to stay calm during storms or other noisy events.

Give calming treats a try today and see the difference for yourself!

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By Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson is a veteran dog trainer, dog behaviorist, and canine nutritionist with 10+ years experience.

Tory has helped countless families have beautiful relationships with their canine companions.

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