1. Echinacea Purpurea Root: one of the primary remedies for helping the body rid itself of microbial infections both bacterial and viral. The roots of this purple cone flower are especially effective against infections of the upper respiratory tract including canine infectious tracheobronchitis.
2. Coltsfoot Flower: combines a soothing expectorant effect with an antispasmodic action. A basis for many of the herbal cough remedies sold in Europe, Coltsfoot has been used worldwide for thousands of years to ease racking, dry coughs and chronic or acute bronchitis.
3. Marshmallow: with its abundance of mucilage, is an excellent demulcent to sooth your dogs inflamed or irritated mucous membranes.
4. Mullein Flower: is frequently combined with other herbs in mixtures for treating dog cough. It reduces inflammation while stimulating fluid production, thus facilitating expectoration. Mullein is indicated specifically for bronchitis characterized by a hard cough with soreness. Inflammation of the trachea and associated conditions are relieved by its anti-inflammatory and demulcent (soothing) properties.