Herbs for birds

Meridian Herbs ‘Herbs for Birds’ – A quick guide to some Infection Busting Herbs for caged birds.

By: Margie Frayne

We can’t overstate the value of herbs for birds.


Reduces the duration of respiratory ailments – lung and airway infections, including nasal infections. A useful gentle herb for treating nervous disorders reduces stress, anxiety & restlessness. An Anti-diarrhoeal.

Echinacea herb for birds

Echinacea :
A natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial & antioxidant. Stimulates the immune system to fight disease. May be given preventatively against respiratory infections (lungs & air passages including nasal infections).

May be given internally when treating skin wounds & skin infections.
May be given to treat candida (yeast infection).

garlic herb for birds

Natural antibiotic.
A natural anti-septic.
Strengthens the immune system & reduces the incidence of infections.
Specifically prevents coughs and colds.
Stimulates the proper function of the digestive system.
Clears intestinal infections.
Expels intestinal worms.
Reduces High Blood Pressure.
Lowers Cholesterol.
Inhibits cancer cells.

Contains minerals selenium, chromium, copper, sulphur, phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, and vitamins A, B1, B2, & C.

thyme herb for birds

A very strong natural antiseptic, anti-fungal & anti-viral herb.
Strengthens the immune system.
Acts on the respiratory system – reducing lung and airway infections.
Stimulates the proper function of the digestive system.

A strong anti-fungal reducing fungal infections.
A strong anti-microbial – useful against candida, yeast infections, and crop infection.
Has mild anti-inflammatory properties.
Is a nerve tonic – that reduces depression.

oregano herb for birds

Oregano: (More information)
A strong natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and antiseptic due to its thymol content.
May be taken for urinary tract infections.
May be taken to improve the immune system.
Useful for treating respiratory infections – lungs, airways & nose infections.

This is a strong natural anti-oxidant that assists in fighting disease.
Has strong natural anti-fungal properties and is effective against candida or yeast infection or crop infections.
Known to improve the flexibility of the blood vessels, which improves circulation throughout the body.
Called the Memory Herb because it increases circulation to the brain.

Margie’s contact details for South African readers:

Meridian Herbs ‘Herbs for Birds’

Website: http://meridianherbs.co.za/

Cell: 082-375- 0918

This complete article, Infection Busting Herbs for birds, plus much more can be read in the following edition:

World Wide Birds Magazine Vol 1 No 9
World Wide Birds Magazine Vol 1 No 9

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