These herbs are very popular on the island of Ibiza, and have multiple beneficial effects for the health of our pets.
The island of Ibiza is famous around the world for many reasons. It is a Spanish island, part of the archipelago of the Balearic Islands, along with Mallorca and Menorca. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea, enjoys an exceptional climate and has a botanical richness which is difficult to match, as the fields of this island are filled with numerous herbs and plants with medicinal properties. Some herbs are:
This plant possesses some highly beneficial effects, especially for gastrointestinal problems and reducing nervousness, mental tension and anxiety.
It has sedative and relaxing effects on an emotional/mental level, making it useful in combating stress. It helps to regulate sleep-wake cycles, fights insomnia and promotes a stable and calm emotional state, as well as fighting tachycardia and palpitations by regulating the heart rate.
Its great properties in combating gastrointestinal problems such as spasms, gas, colitis, etc., are due to the great power to relieve flatulence that some of its components possess, contributing to the elimination of gases and the relaxing effects on smooth muscle.
This plant is native to the Mediterranean basin and has many properties which help to maintain a healthy digestive system, such as impeding the formation of gases by preventing the fermentation of food during digestion.
The herb helps to fight fluid retention and constipation.
It also has anti-inflammatory properties and is especially useful for treating problems with the urinary tract, as it eliminates toxins that could cause urinary tract infections, such as cystitis and oliguria.
Fennel improves liver function, has some analgesic and antimicrobial power and encourages the production of breast milk.
It boosts the immune system as it is rich in vitamin C, alanine and methionine. It has a great antioxidant power that fights free radicals that damage the health of the cells in tissues, organs, skin and hair.