In 2005 a scientific study in mice, showed that daily supplementation with Echinacea purpurea throughout life, significantlyincreased the survival of aging mice, and reduced the risk of cancer.
This extraordinary finding is believed to be due, to the elevated levels of natural killer (NK) cells found in those mice receiving this herb regularly.
There is no reason why dogs and cats would not benefit similarly from this prophylactic effect.
This is important to bear in mind given that around 1 in 4 pets are likely to develop cancer at some stage in their lives.
A simple was to provide high quality, whole plant Echinacea purpurea (including leaf, stem and the all important root) is to add Immunity to your dog or cat's diet each day.
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