Schuessler salts otherwise known as tissue salts, were identified by a physiological chemist called Dr Willhelm Schuessler in 1874. These 12 minerals, Dr Schuessler found, are responsible for undisturbed function in organisms. They constitute the essential nourishment for cells, enabling each cell in the body to thoroughly fulfill its tasks for the body to function.
Schuessler Salts in a Nutshell
- Tissue salts treat disease by supplying the body with deficient cell salts.
- They are used to restore balance to cells.
- Are mineral supplements that should be given for specific medical conditions, and discontinued once healing has occurred.
Dr Schuessler’s 12 Tissue Salts
How to use Schuessler Salts with Pets
Small domestic animals like hamsters, birds, small terrarium animals should be administered 3 to 4 drops three times daily.
Larger domestic animals like rabbits, parrots and larger terrarium animals should be administered 5 to 10 drops three times daily.
If different Schuessler salts are given at the same time, the daily total dosage of the above mentioned dosage should not be exceeded.
How long do I need to apply Schuessler Salts for?
If it is an acute problem, simply administer until symptoms ease off. If the problem has persisted for more than a week, continue to apply for an additional week after symptoms have disappeared. If your pet is suffering from chronic issues, the salts should be applied for several weeks or months until it completely clears.