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Herbal Tea for Dogs

Humans have used herbs and spices to add flavour to their food and to treat ailments for thousands of years. So, it should not be surprising that there are many herbs and spices that are good for dogs.

Holistic medicine for dogs includes the use of herbs and spices to treat wounds, ameliorate and remedy ailments and diseases. Allopathic veterinary medicine is by nature a discipline that is designed to excel at emergency medicine, whereas day-to-day health – diet, nutrition, wellness is not the traditional realm of allopathic medicine.

Herbs and spices offer a natural and effective nurturing, that can be used to uplift the overall wellness of many animals on a daily basis.

Ingredients

Decaf Green tea

Full of antioxidants minus the caffeine. Promotes overall wellness.

Arjuna Bark

Aids healthy heart and circulation, lower’s BP, strengthens weak heart muscle. Ideal for senior dogs to help protect them against heart deterioration.

Tulsi

Benefits the immune system; assists in preventing infection & disease in the oral cavity; improves appetite & digestion; reduces gas.

Mint

Aromatic and purifying herb, with notable anti infective properties, keeps mouth & throat healthy and free of odour.

Liquorice

Shown to minimise reactions of insect bites, eczema, symptoms of allergies. Iodine and iron makes it good for nutritional support and pigmentation.

Turmeric

Rich in flavonoids that help relieve stress, promotes healthy blood flow, immune system and lowers BP.

Fenugreek

Helps maintain weight and condition.

Lemongrass

Deodorising effect on the mouth and digestive tract; also helps relieve symptoms of cough, nasal & sinus congestion.

Ginger

Aids food absorption, toothache, ulcers, gum infections and reduces gas.

Garlic

Strengthens the body’s defence against diseases and acts as a flee repellant.

Cinnamon

Mild diuretic; high in anti oxidants; helps cleanse blood and liver.

 

FAQ

Q: Is it safe?
A: All our blends are made using herbs that are deemed safe for animal consumption. To make sure of this, commissioned an investigative report that means they are classed as ‘veterinary approved as safe’. If you have any specific concerns over whether to give these products to your dog, or if they would conflict with any medication they are currently on, you can always seek advice from your vet. We DO NOT recommend giving of the blends to puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs.

Q: Can’t I just give my dog normal tea or regular herbal teas?
A: What you choose to give your dog is ultimately up to you. Lots of people do give their dogs tea, even with milk and sugar but this isn’t something we would recommend. Caffeine is not good for dogs and milk is very hard on their digestive system. As for sugar…. words fail us on that one we’re afraid, other than please don’t give your dog sugar! BOW-WOW blends have been specially designed for a dog’s general well being, with each herb added having a specific purpose.

Q: Isn’t this just another gimmick?
A: No! Absolutely not. Whilst the idea of giving your dog a cup of herbal tea might sound mad, there are huge health benefits to supplementing your dogs diet with key vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. By infusing these herbs in hot water, you can ensure all the lovely goodness is being extracted from them. If you still feel a little sceptical, don’t take our word for it – try it to believe it!

Q: What if my dog doesn’t like to drink much?
A: Some of our customers have this issue and have already contacted us to say that they now pour the infusion (without the cold water top-up) onto their dog’s meal. is way they are still going to gain all the nutrients and benefits from the brew. If you choose to serve it this way, please ensure you DO NOT SERVE HOT. Wait until the infusion has fully cooled before giving to your dog.

Q: My dog is on medication, can they still have BOW-WOW Tea?
A: Whilst our blends are veterinary approved as safe, we would always recommend discussing this with your vet before to make sure it will not conflict with any medication your dog might be on.

Q: I have more than one dog, how much should I use?

A: Some of our current customers do use one bag between two or three dogs but we would

always recommend one teabag bag per dog per day, ensuring that the bag is allowed to infuse

as noted on the brewing instructions, to get the maximum bene t.

Q: What recommendations are made when using BOW-WOW products?
A: BOW-WOW seek external advice from a team of experts, including veterinary surgeons, who advise the following: It is not essential, but is recommended, that dogs are over 4 months old before starting any supplement product because their immune and digestive systems may be immature before this age. If your dog is pregnant or nursing, or suffers from a chronic, long-term illness or disease you may wish to seek advice from your veterinary surgeon before using this product alongside other medication. Please remember this product is a herbal supplement only and should not be used to directly replace normal nutrition or medicine prescribed from a veterinary surgeon

Best Tea in Gurgaon | Cafe cum Tea House

Stacked to the shelves, complex sweet aroma, tiny but big enough – some of the traits of our quaint little shop in Sunder Nagar can now be seen on Golf Course Road. Best of Darjeeling, Masala Tea Mango Tea, Sencha, Chinese Jasmine Tea, Oolong, Ice teas and many more!

Moreover, it has a cafe right next to it where we serve the best of our teas and Waffles!

Global Foyer Mall, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon – Our newest little addition is very close to our heart just like you all.

Here’ why you should drop by:

  • Free wifi in the cafe – coming soon!
  • Mittal’s Tea packets – perfect for gifting
  • If you moved to Gurgaon and miss us sometimes

We are looking forward to see you there!

Tea and Indian Cinema

A Book-cum-Journal on some of the most heart warming fables of classic Indian movies and how tea played a vita role in them.

 

‘Tea Talkies’ is a tribute to the creators of Hindi cinema and their art which encompasses myriad aspects of literature, music and culture –an art akin to devotion.

It evokes vignettes from impactful Hindi films which engage, enthuse and enlighten. Cinema about the warmth of relationships, of mutual understanding, of caring conversations, of hope, courage and faith.

And tea as a leitmotif.

Perhaps, we can pause as we hold the cup and view beyond infinity. Perhaps we can reflect on the goodness within and the beauty without. Perhaps we can glimpse grace and courtesy in an interlude.

Cinema and chai – both aspire for eternity in a single moment.

 

 

 

Foreword by Imtiaz Ali

The two great loves of India are brought together to magical effect in Tea Talkies. This beautifully designed book warms your heart – it shows you that just as our lives are incomplete without either tea or cinema , the two are inseparable as well.
-Imtiaz Ali