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Sleepy Time Herbal Elixir

Whether it's time for bed or a time out, this all natural relaxing tonic will calm a nervous dog. Soon he'll be ready for a restful nights sleep, or simply ready to give you a break.1 fl. oz.

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Sleepy Time Tonic works to nourish the physical nervous system and assists in retraining efforts to break habits like barking, cowering or aggression. Also is useful during thunderstorms and while traveling

These concentrated elixirs were formulated exclusively for happytails by Robert McDowell, the world's leading authority on applying western herbal medicines to canine health problems. The formulations combine herbs and homeopathic medicines so that the metabolic and nervous system imbalances are all addressed together.  The herbal mixes are not toxic in any way, are free from side effects and are simple and safe to administer at home, McDowell said.

Dog Size    Daily Dosage    1 Bottles Lasts

Small         1 dose 2x/day      90 days

Medium      2 doses 2x/day     45 days

Large         3 doses 2x/day    30 days

Long Term Health Care Plan

  • Start by giving your dog Sleepy Time Tonic twice per day.
  • Two weeks after starting the elixirs, hire an experienced dog trainer who uses natural training methods.  Retraining your dog to react differently in stressful situations will break the habit and is much simpler when accompanied by a habit breaking homeopathic remedy like Sleepy Time Tonic.
  • Just a few weeks of professional training (which you then continue with your dog), coupled with herbal elixirs given for 3 or 4 months, should be sufficient to break the nervous habit reactions, leaving the dog and your whole household much more relaxed and calm.
  • As the dog's personality changes, you may reduce the dose to once per day.

Complete Ingredients: Vervain, Skullcap, Passion Flower, Valerian, Zisyphus, Wild Lettuce Blue Flag, Liquorice, Parsley, Bach Flower Remedies: Aspen, Cerato, Wild Oat, Mimulus, Larch and Impatiens, Natural Flavoring (honey)

Explanation for Ingredients

Vervain (Verbena Officinalis). Reduces restlessness and muscle twitching and supports liver functions.
Skullcap mild natural sedative beneficial in treating anxiety, insomnia, and pain.
Passion Flower helpful in reducing restlessness, anxiety, and nervousness.
Valerian Calms nerves and aids in physical relaxation.
Zisyphus a plant used as a sedative in traditional Chinese medicine
Wild Lettuce Natural sedative and sleep aid.
Blue Flag gives temporary relief of a variety of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, helping the skin by aiding the liver.
Liquorice Lubricates, soothes and protects mucous membranes. Acts as an anti-inflammatory. Relieves pain and itching.
Parsley Boosts kidney function and helps relieve gas.

Bach Flower ESSENCES
Aspen helps to reduce general anxiety and fear.
Cerato increases dog's attention and ability to focus.
Wild Oat alleviates depression due to boredom.  Helps stop chewing and destructive behavior.
Mimulus reduces shyness, fear and nervousness due to common stressors such as travel, vet visits, new places, etc.  Good for aggressive dogs.
Larch boosts confidence in shy dogs.
Impatiens helps alleviate irritability and anxiousness.
Honey All natural honey added for flavor and sweetness.
Pure Grain Alcohol (natural herb extractor and preservative) The alcohol used is 100% pure grain alcohol and is used to extract ingredients from the raw plant.
About Robert McDowell
Robert McDowell is the worlds leading authority on applying western herbal medicines to canine health problems and formulated these herbal elixirs exclusively for happytails.

He also has a unique understanding of the underlying causes of health conditions, which allows him to heal by treating these causes rather than by simply alleviating symptoms with drugs, while hoping for nature to do the healing.

Robert is from New Zealand and has lived and worked in North and South America, in Europe and in Asia and he now operates from a small country town in Australia.

Through his articles and lectures and his free web-based consulting services, he deals with dog owners all around the world. He has a large range of standard preparations covering the most common canine health complaints and formulates specific remedies on a case by case basis upon request.

Learn more about Herbal Dogkeeping at
Herbs for Dogs.
Why is my dog so nervous?
There are underlying nervous system predispositions and weaknesses, some deriving from breeding and others from the overuse of their nervous systems. This is developed and reinforced by the repeated reaction patterns of fear, apprehension, aggression or hyperactivity.

Sleepy Time Tonic works to nourish the physical nervous system and assists in retraining efforts to break habits like barking, cowering or aggression.
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