Some dogs suffer from sensitive and easily irritated skin – which means having a shampoo that contains chamomile will ensure a soothing and skin conditioning bath! Learn what causes itchy skin and hot spots – and how to treat and prevent them naturally with Chamomile.
Origins of Chamomile
Chamomile is native in many countries throughout Europe and is cultivated in such countries as Germany, Egypt, France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, and parts of Eastern Europe. Chamomile is obtained through methods involving hydrodistillation. This technique allows water-soluble and some volatile components, such as the essential oils, into the extract.
History of Chamomile
Chamomile has been used for centuries as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, astringent and medicine. It is among the most widely used and safest natural remedies for dogs. The dried flowers of the chamomile plant contain terpenoids and flavonoids that contribute to its medicinal properties.
What does it do?
Chamomile is one of nature’s miracle ingredients, a rich source of the powerful anti-inflammatory Bisabolol Chamomile soothes and calms irritated and dry skin. Chamomile is also well known for its relaxing effects on the mind and spirit making this a gentle choice.
What products use Chamomile?
Simbae offers a set of grooming products made with natural and organic, sustainable plant-based ingredients that include chamomile, that is safe for dogs with sensitive skin and allergies.
You should use Pet Grooming Products with Chamomile if your dog has…
- Itchy skin and hot spots are common skin conditions for dogs, especially during the humid times of the year – it can make skin have an adheres reaction to the heat and moisture in the air.
- If your dog licks or scratches specific areas, or if you notice the loss of hair and inflamed red and moist skin, your dog might have a skin infection.
- Dogs with long coats and history of allergies, fleas & ticks, ear infections, dry skin, and tangled, matted hair are most susceptible to irritations and sensitive skin.
- During shedding if not groomed regularly.
- Bathe your dog regularly with a chamomile and aloe shampoo to keep the skin clean naturally.
- It is very important to properly dry your dog with a towel and or even better with a hair dryer on low heat after bathing.
- Regularly wash your dog’s bed and any pillows or blankets they sleep on.
- Daily brushing and grooming will also assist to prevent any tangles or matted fur, ensuring fewer irritations.
- Check your dog’s diet – ensure they are eating the right food for their skin conditions if they have any. Certain ingredients can sometimes affect your dog’s coat and skin. Speak with your local vet if you have any concerns.
- Ensure the grooming products you use do not contain any SLS, Paraben, Phthalates, Nitro-musks, EDTA, MEA, DEA or color dyes.