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This is a blend of herbs rich in essential vitamins and minerals and is formulated to bring the benefits of a natural diet to your birds. The herbs included in the mix are Mint, Oregano, Red Clover, Dandelion, Rose Hips, Thyme, Nettle and Garlic which are known to boost the immune system, prevent parasites, prevent digestive problems, ensure a healthy liver, good appetite and balanced nervous system.
Like all our products we try them on our birds first. We have been mixing these herbs with our eggfood for the past year and we are convinced that in our endeavour to give our birds a natural balanced diet this mix has been a major addition.
Mint is a good appetiser and promotes digestion, due to its typical aroma. It also soothes the stomach in cases of indigestion, inflammation etc. This aroma of mint activates the saliva glands in the mouth as well as glands which secrete digestive enzymes, thereby facilitating digestion.
Oregano is a rich natural source of vitamin K, an important vitamin that is often overlooked. It has antibacterial properties and is an antioxidant that is high in minerals.
The health benefits of red clover are numerous. First and foremost, red clover has good amounts of vitamins, proteins and minerals, including calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, silicon, as well as vitamins A, B-12, E and K. It is also a source of other nutrients, including niacin, thiamine and vitamin C. It contains the minerals needed by bodily glands, thus frequent use can assist in bringing about hormonal balance. Red clover also helps to sooth the nerves. In addition, red clover has been found to contain isoflavones, antioxidants, as well as a few substances with anti-tumour properties.
The health benefits of dandelion include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, jaundice, cancer and anaemia. It also helps in maintaining bone health.
Rose hips will help prevent and cure ailments such as: arthritis, urinary infections, constipation, chronic diarrhoea, gastritis, infertility.It also helps to regulate kidney function and is rich in iron.
Thyme contains an essential oil that is rich in thymol, a powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, and a strong antioxidant.
Nettle is rich in Vitamin C and the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin E. It is also high in chlorophyll, iron, potassium, magnesium, chromium, and zinc.
Garlic is used to prevent parasites, respiratory problems, poor digestion and boosts the immune system.