Month: January 2023

Resveratrol: A powerful antioxidant that supports the overall well-being of pets

Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant most known for its presence in red wine.  It is present in grape skin and a variety of plants, such as berries and peanuts, although its presence in the grape skin does not contain any toxic components that are known to be harmful to pets.  Plants produce Resveratrol as a …

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Marshmallow Root, a medicinal herb that evolved into a popular confection

Most of us are familiar with Marshmallows as a candy, but did you know that the delicious fluffy confection originated as a versatile medicinal syrup and ointment; which was made from root sap of the Marshmallow herb, combined with other ingredients? Marshmallow Root (scientific name; Althaea officinalis) is a perennial herb native to Northern Africa, …

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