If Schüßler salts are used, many things can be involved. But whether it is prevention, relief from mental or physical problems or use in the case of very specific illnesses: the dog owner must make a responsible and targeted decision about which Schuessler salts he administers under which conditions.
Areas of application of the Schüßler salts in dogs
● No. 1 Calcium fluoratum: osteoarthritis and arthritis, also for prevention in puppies.
● No. 2 Calcium phosphoricum: tonic for all incipient diseases, in the recovery phase and to strengthen the immune system. Furthermore, in the case of developmental deficits, weaknesses, allergies, overexertion, to support the bone structure, the internal structure of the teeth and to strengthen the muscles.
● No. 3 Ferrum phosphoricum: acute medication for all inflammations, infectious diseases, elevated temperature, moderate fever, to stimulate the immune system, blood formation and blood circulation. As well as a supplement to recurrent inflammation that has already been treated with other means.
● No. 4 potassium chloratum: inflammatory or mucosal agent that supports the follow-up process of an inflammation that has already reached the mucous membranes and in the course of which the dog is already in the defense phase.
# 5 Potassium phosphoricum: strengthens the nerves and lifts the mood, is good for anxious and frightened dogs. It is also used for pain and muscle weakness up to symptoms of paralysis. Chronic cystitis with incontinence and suppuration can also be treated with it.
● No. 6 Kalium sulfuricum: fur and skin agent that supports the detoxification and drainage processes in the body by stimulating the liver function. Areas of application are purulent inflammation, ulcers, abscesses and other chronic inflammatory symptoms.
● No. 7 Magnesium phosphoricum: anticonvulsant, muscle and nerve agent, which is used for cramping, suddenly occurring, stinging pain.
● No. 8 sodium chloratum: table salt, which is found in all body fluids and tissues and regulates water absorption and release as well as the acid-base balance. Acts against swelling or against dry skin and mucous membranes.
● No. 9 Natrum Phosphoricum: Serves to regulate the acid balance in blood and tissue fluid, brain, blood, muscle and nerve cells. Also binds fatty acids, supports the carbohydrate metabolism and helps to break down proteins.
● No. 10 sodium sulfuricum: detoxification salt, which stimulates all excretion functions of the organism and supports the processes of the liver, bile, pancreas, intestine, kidneys and skin. The salt influences all cleaning and metabolic processes of the dog.
● No. 11 Silicea: Also known as silica, it develops and stabilizes bones, cartilage, tendons and connective tissue. It is also important for the development of the teeth and is good for fur and skin.
● No. 12 Calcium sulfuricum: cleaning and detoxifying agent, which can be found in liver, bile, cartilage, connective and support tissue. Supports skin-mucous membrane processes, promotes the excretion of purulent secretions and helps general regeneration.
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If a practitioner, homeopath or doctor uses the Schüßler salts, the following applies: Follow the instructions on the dosage and duration of use of the agents exactly. If you use the therapy yourself, a guide to the daily dose is: one tablet for puppies under 3 kg. One to two tablets in dogs under ten pounds. Two to four tablets under 20 kilos. Four to eight tablets under 30 kilos. Up to ten tablets over forty kilos. As a precaution, however, it is advisable to see a veterinary practitioner before use.
Experts differ on how many different Schüßler salts should be used at the same time. If it says only one remedy per day, the next recommends a maximum of three remedies and another as many different Schuessler salts as possible at the same time. So you need to find out what is best for you and your dog with the help of your veterinarian and your veterinary practitioner.
Mode of administration
Since the Schüßler salts have a slightly sweet taste, most dogs can be quickly convinced to take the tablets like a treat. The funds can also be converted into a porridge with water, which is added to the dog's food. The porridge can also be administered via a syringe without a needle directly into the mouth.