November 20, 2008

A Goat Garden

Next spring why not try planting a Goat Garden.

Simple reference list for getting started with natural healing for goats.

Basic Herbs for Goats

Anthelmintic/vermifugal Herbs
Basil
Black Walnut
Calendula
Cinnamon
Fennel
Garlic
Horseradish
Neem
Pumpkin Seed
Quassia
Sorrel
Tansy
Wild Mustard
Wormwood (most Artemesias)

Antibiotic/Antiviral Herbs
Basil
Calendula
Cinnamon
Echinacea
Elder
Garlic
Myrrh
Neem
Olive Leaf
Pau d’ arco
Tea Tree (eucalyptus)

Anti-diarrheal Herbs
Blackberry leaf
Calendula
Catnip
Chickweed
Fennel
Garlic
Ginger
Mullein
Nettle
Psyllium
Slippery Elm
Yellow Dock

Milk Increasing Herbs
Dill
Fennel
Fenugreek
Nettles
Milk Thistle
Red Raspberry

Milk Decreasing Herbs
Sage

Pain Relief/Fever Reducing Herbs
Meadowsweet
White Willow
Yarrow
Cough Herbs
Chickweed
Horehound
Hyssop
Licorice
Mullein
Myrrh
Peppermint
Tea Tree

Calming Herbs
Chamomile
Hops
Lavender
Lemon Balm
Peppermint
Skullcap
Valerian

Chelating Herbs
Cilantro
Cleavers

For more information on medicinal herbs
http://www.naturalark.com/

5 comments:

City Mouse said...

AAH! Wonderful info! I'll print this out and stick it in with my goat books - they al have goat garden lists, but nothing as comprehensive as this. Thanks!

DayPhoto said...

OH! THANK! YOU! I have been wanting natural stuff for my chickens. I have bookmarked the site and will visit there sometime today to see what I can see for CHICKENS!

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

Pine Pod Farm said...

We have done this before.

Amy

Hot Belly Mama - taking it all back said...

Thank you for posting this! I can only find articles on what NOT to feed goats. I love this!

Peggy said...

Wow,What a great ideal!!