To soothe your pet's flea-bitten skinr swab on this herbal infusion created by Maine herbalist Deb Soule of Avena Botanicals, author of The Roots of Healing: A Woman's Book of Herbs. Because this formula calls for dried herbs, the mix can be stored for long-term use. If you use fresh herbs, triple the amount of each.
Deb says it helps to apply a healing balm after washing the sore areas. She recommends calendula oil or salve. (Also try "Jack the Dog's Herbal Skin Oil" on page 264.)
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