As it has anti-inflammatory properties, it can also help soothe itchiness and reduce hives or bumps
in the skin of allergic pets. Check out these 5 Natural Remedies For Dog Allergies
to help relieve your dog's suffering.
Infections and skin diseases
When dogs scratch their skin raw due to allergies or irritation, the skin opens and is prone to infection.
The curcumin in turmeric acts as an antimicrobial agent by fighting against bacteria, virus and fungi.
The Ar-tumerone on the other hand that is also found in turmeric has been proven to act against fungus stronger than common anti-fungal drug Ketoconazole.
Because of its skin-regenerating properties, turmeric can help in keeping the skin healthy, accelerates healing of wounds and skin burns.
Curcumin stimulates the production of bile in the liver which aids in digestion
, breaks down dietary fats, and removes harmful substances
from the body. It can help prevent gas and bloating
Turmeric can help keep their liver healthy too. Pets that eat too fast or are often fed with food that are high in fats can benefit from turmeric's actions in the digestive tract .
Other health benefits of turmeric
Because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties among many, turmeric is also found to prevent cataracts, aids in pets with epilepsy and heart diseases and reduces blood clots.