Specific to the head/poll region, can also be used to treat migraines. By The Equine Herb Company
Specific to the head/poll region.
Horses who are: Tense/sore in the head and poll, head-tossers, or sufferers of sinus congestion/infection could be candidates for Wood Betony. Used in combination with, and as a support for the actions of other herbs. The bitter and astringent nature of Wood Betony promotes good digestion.
Wood Betony gently tones and relaxes the nervous system and is used to relieve headaches and facial pain which have resulted from anxiety and tension.
ACTIONS include: Sedative, bitter digestive remedy, nervine, circulatory tonic, astringent, mild diuretic.
Caution - Do not use this herb during pregnancy due to its potential to stimulate the uterus; it may be taken during labour. Do not exceed recommended dosages.