The essential oil of the Eucalyptus plant is a complex mixture of a variety of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, and aromatic phenols, oxides, ethers, alcohols, esters, aldehydes, and ketones; however, the exact composition and proportion of each molecule vary with species. Among the various components of eucalyptus oil, 1,8-cineole is the most important one and, in fact, a characteristic compound of the genus Eucalyptus.Read more “Eucalyptus, much more than used for hair & skin /as a cosmetic”
Mint is a genus of plants that grow as an aromatic perennial herb and has traditionally been used in cooking, cosmetics, and as an alternative or a complementary ingredient in medicine. But also used in the famous candy cane which is shaped to look like a shepherd’s staff. Let’s learn how mint is beneficial in supporting the immune system, as well as its ability to enhance appetite.Read more “MINT, from the School of Botanicals”
Cinnamon is much more than a spice to be added to your cookies. Despite being popular in EU, Cinnamon had a super long journey from Southeast Asia to Europe in ancient times.
At XVET, we have Cinnacid, with great synergy in between cinnamaldehyde and organic acids. This synergy will help to boost the feed quality and reduce the pathogen pressure in the gut.
Let’s take a look at step-by-step look on how cinnamon can improve animal health.Read more “Cinnamon – pamper your animals especially during cold days”
Next to a small handful of other plants, Thyme was found to be one of the most promising plant to fight off diseases in the respiratory tract. This was the conclusion of a comprehensive review article by Ayrle et al., 2016, based on ~20000 peer-reviewed publications in the last 2 decades. Let’s find out together what makes this plant so special…Read more “THYME – Botanical of the Month”
Multiple studies have shown that the addition of Boswellia resins as feed and water additives in animal productions, can increase productivity, work as a non-antibiotic growth enhancer and improve meat quality. It can also stimulate production and has a positive effect on intestinal microflora and morphology.
By combining multiple anti-inflammatory botanicals with electrolytes and working as an energy source, XVET‘s 42 Degree is a perfect product in case of heat stress, stress or inflammation.Read more “BOSWELLIA – Botanical of the Month”
Have you heard about Chicory yet?
In recent years, there have been several studies investigating the positive effects of this multi-purpose plant in farm animals.
Adding Chicory to the feed, has many benefits such as anti-parasitic effects which are mostly studied in ruminants when using Chicory as forage. It is also known to have antibacterial activities.
At XVET you can get the benefit of this multi-purpose phytogenic by adding Bacflora BR to the broiler feed. Bacflora BR is a synbiotic product of XVET, enriched by natural Chicory powder.