Nature’s Sunshine Heartworm Treatment

Nature's Sunshine Heartworm Prevention2The treatment program consists of four (and usually five) Nature’s Sunshine elements, each of which plays an important part in combatting deadly Heartworm infestation:

1.  Artemisia Combination
2.  HSII Combination for Heart and Circulatory System
3.  Black Walnut
4.  CoQ10 P

Many dogs with Heartworm experience a very nasty cough and/or bloating.  If your dog has either or both of these symptoms, you should add to your treatment program:

5.  Yucca

In addition, it is highly recommended that you use a spray spritz of a combination of

6.  Tea Tree Oil, and
7.  Lavender Oil

on your dog’s fur to keep those dreaded mosquitoes (which are the cause of Heartworm) away from your dog.  (Just 4 drops of each oil in 1 cup of water in a spray bottle).

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Artemisia Combination
Artemisia Combination (100 capsules) – Price – $17.85

This formula contains two species of artemisia: wormwood and mugwort. These herbs contribute to a friendly environment for intestinal flora.

Artemisia is used in China, Europe and the U.S. for its anti-parasitic properties.  It is believed to create an unfavorable environment for parasites.  Artemisia also improves digestion and soothes the digestive tract.

Added to the Artemisias are elecampane root, clove flower buds, garlic bulb root, ginger root, spearmint herb and turmeric root, providing a powerful product for intestinal support.


Combination for the Heart & Circulatory System
HS II (100 capsules) Price – $17.85  

HS II is an herbal combination designed for the circulatory system, and more particularly, the heart. It is based on three herbs: hawthorn berries, capsicum and garlic.

Hawthorn berry is a “bitter” that is famous in Europe as a heart stimulant.  It assists the body in strengthening all the heart tissues and is considered by herbalists to be a specific heart tonic. Hawthorn’s nutritional effects are felt very slowly, and much of its overall benefit seems to be related to certain flavonoids it contains. These help the body open up constricted blood vessels, having a general dilating effect. This in turn leads to increased blood flow to the heart.

Capsicum is an aromatic herb that promotes blood flow to the extremities. It contains valuable nutrients like vitamins A, B, and C with iron and calcium.  It is a nervine herb, which is beneficial for a healthy heart rhythm.

Garlic is one of the oldest of all herbs used by man. It is an aromatic herb and is reported to have beneficial effects for both the circulatory and immune systems. It helps the body to normalize blood pressure while improving blood circulation at the same time.




Black Walnut Hulls

Black Walnut (100 capsules)
Price – $15.60


Black Walnut Extract (2 fl. oz.)
                 Price – $15.40 



Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) naturally contains the trace minerals chromium and iodine. The ancient Greeks used the hulls to support the intestinal system and the skin. Herbalists classify black walnut as an astringent because it is rich in tannin, a toning substance. Black walnut’s fame in folk medicine is due to its cleansing properties. The unripe hulls of the black walnut contain vitamin C.

It also has oxygenating abilities which help burn up excess toxins and fatty materials.  It aids in regulating blood sugar levels, and has been used for herpes, impetigo, athlete’s foot and ringworm.

One popular use of Black Walnut has been to restore tooth enamel.  it contains natural fluoride (without the side of effects of the chemical fluoride used in water supplies), and will remove placque and restore tooth enamel if applied directly to the teeth.

In terms of treating Heartworm, Black Walnut is a great nutrition booster which assists the metabolism and keeps your dog less desirable to parasites of all types (fleas, ticks, and the dreaded mosquitoes which cause Heartworm).




 CoQ10 (30 capsules) – Price – $34.45



Co-Enzyme Q is a vitamin-like substance which is present in all body cells.  It assists in energy production.  It is accepted as a heart strengthener, having a similar effect on the heart to exercise.  The heart consumes a huge amount of energy, and Co-Enzyme Q is naturally highly concentrated in a healthy heart.  Levels drop significantly as the health of the heart diminishes.  So it is well recognised that Co-Enzyme Q supplementation is very beneficial in treating diseases which affect the heart.

Yucca Root

Yucca (100 capsules) 
Price – $15.40   



Yucca is a native of southwestern U.S. and Mexico, and was traditionally used for its medicinal properties by the Hopi, Papago and Utes Indians.  Yucca contains large amounts of saponins, which are a precursor to the cortisone naturally produced by the adrenal glands.  It is therefore an effective remedy for all types of inflammatory conditions, including arthritis, rheumatism, colitis, and others.

In the context of the Heartworm treatment, it is of considerable utility in treating the coughing which develops as a result of most heartworm infestations, and bloating which also occurs in many dogs.


Tea Tree Oil

   Tea Tree Oil – (1/2 fl. oz.)
Price – $17.80

Tea Tree Oil comes from the Melaleuca tree, native to Australia.  It has long been used in skin products, both for cosmetic applications and as an antiseptic agent.

Lavender Fine Pure Essential Oil

 Lavender Fine Pure Essential Oil – (5 mls)
Price $14.95

Lavender oil has traditionally been used for its soothing properties.  The Ancient Egyptians and Romans believed Lavender oil to have purifying effects.  It can assist sleep.  It is perhaps the most versatile of all essential oils.

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