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Sweet Itch Plus

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Based on 36 reviews

A natural supplement for horses troubled by itch and irritation from bites of the Culicoides Midge (also known as Queensland Itch or Summer Itch).

Sweet Itch Plus is an oral remedy that can be added to the water trough for dosing multiple animals at the same time.

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When to Dose

Horses being being bitten by the Culicoides Midge are often itchy in the mane, tail or rump area. They may rub these areas constantly, leading to raw and broken skin which can result in more severe infection, so it’s important to treat any itchy skin quickly.

How to Dose

Dose via the water trough or by adding to feed. You should see a change within 3-7 days, with further improvements as the weeks progress and the normal immune response builds.

Jerry Can Dosing

Water trough - add 25mls - one capful or 1 Jerry Can pump - of remedy into the water trough every second day. Dose volume is calculated for a 500-litre water trough and can provide coverage for multiple animals.

Feed – add 12mls - ½ capful (12ml) or ½ pump - on to feed twice daily.

Dose until symptoms ease, then reduce dosing to once a week for maintenance.

Our robust jerry cans are made from food grade plastic.

Product Features

* All remedies have a shelf life of 2 years

* Safe, non-toxic ingredients

* Safe to use alongside prescription medications

* Competition and Racing safe (not swab-able)

* Safe for pregnant and lactating mares

* Alcohol free

More Information

The key to treating a skin condition is knowing exactly what the cause is. Head to our blog for tips on identifying common skin conditions and how to manage them using our range of remedies.

Oral remedies need to make contact with a mucous membrane such as the tongue, gums or lips. Read our blog to find out more about oral dosing.

General Disclaimer

Our equine remedies are formulated to support a horse’s natural immune response. We do not claim to treat, medicate or cure any health conditions. If you are worried an animal may be in pain or suffering, please contact your veterinarian.

Made in New Zealand. 100% Natural and Non-toxic. Homeopathic Preparation. Contains equal parts of: Ledum, Sulphur, Psorinum, Culicoides nosode, Culex Base: Vegetable glycerine & purified water

Remedies are dispensed in food grade plastic jerry cans, sized 1 litre, 2 litre, 5 litres.

The 5 litre jerry cans come with a free dispensing pump. The pump can also be bought separately for the smaller jerry cans.

1 litre = 80 days continuous cover via water troughs (dosing every second day) or 40 days dosing on feed (twice daily). *Maintenance dosing is once a week so product will last a lot longer.

Water troughs – tip one capful (25ml) or 1 pump into the water trough every second day.

Feed – tip ½ capful (12ml), or ½ pump, on to feed twice daily.

You can expect to see the remedy working within the first week, usually after day 3. Further improvement continues over the coming weeks as the formulation supports the normal functioning of the immune system.
Dose until symptoms are gone, then reduce dosing to once a week to maintain.

Works for dogs too. Just add about half a teaspoon to their water bowl.