The Good Weeds

Casie

Hi! My name is Casie Bazay. I'm a mom, a freelance writer, and a certified equine acupressure practitioner.

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5 Responses

  1. nina says:

    I love your posts! What about polk weed? I hear pros and cons. I ate it when I was in Florida.

    • Casie says:

      Hi Nina, I think you’re referring to pokeweed. I looked it up and looks like it is toxic for horses, unfortunately.

  2. Danny-Leigh Hill says:

    Great list 🙂 I know that the Thistle weed is good for detoxing the liver. When your horse has been given medications you will see the horse go out and eat the thistle weeds . Im not sure what else it can do , but was told this by a Homeopath . I seen it first hand with one of my horses years ago .

    • Casie says:

      Hi Danny-Leigh–Yes, you’re right. Most thistle is good for horses. I’m feeding milk thistle powder to mine right now!

  3. Michelle says:

    I love hearing of fellow humans that are opposed to spraying poison!!!
    I live in a hilly area and when I see my neighbors spraying weed killer it hurts my heart for Mother Earth & worry if We were tomdig a pond for my horses (which I know they would love) it would end up flowing in to it. I also pick most inedible weeds by hand on my 12 acres…but find it great exercise and feel good about not adding in toxins from weed killer into the environment…there are enough already!!!

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