Pfefferminze eignet sich u.a. zur Unterstützung der normalen Funktion der Atemwege und bei nervösen/gestressten Pferden.
Pferd 500 KG: 2 EL – 0,5 DL / TAG.
Hunde: 1–2 TL / TAG.
1 DL = 12 G.
Bei Wettkämpfen wird eine Karenzzeit 48 Stunden empfohlen.
Peppermint calms and reduces tension, anxiety, stress, improves concentration, supports respiratory function and opens up nasal abrasions, facilitates flatulence.
Peppermint adds salivation and facilitates digestion, triggers abdominal muscle tension and increases secretion of gastric juices. It can also reduce the formation of gas in the intestine and reduce the risk of colic.
Peppermint is also helpful for respiratory functions. The main ingredient in the volatile oil of peppermint is menthol that removes the mucus and restricts the inflammation of the airways and the mucous membranes. Menthol also has pains alleviating, cooling and itching-preventing effect.
The peppermint also has features that alleviate the growth of various bacteria in the body, so it is also suitable for mild phlegm.
Peppermint can also be used for mares to enhance rut. Mint can also facilitate the inflammation of ducts.
Suitable in small doses for both pregnant and lactating mares. Too large quantities works laxative!
Long-term use of peppermint is not recommended. Hypersensitivity to peppermint oil can also cause skin symptoms.
Dosage: horse 500 kg: ½ - 2 tablespoons, dog: ½ - 2 teaspoons / day.