Cleansing formula

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    A natural cat and dog dewormer

  • About :
    A blend of herbs and probiotics formulated to act as a dewormer.
  • Contains :
    Cloves, wormwood and pumpkin seeds kill the parasites and the eggs. The dandelion acts as a mild laxative, helping to expel the dead worms. The probiotic helps to stabilize the digestive system while this is happening. The garlic gives an immune boost, helping to prevent re-infection. This also makes your pet's manure safe for use in worm farms.
  • Dose :
    See below for detailed doses for different size pets.
  • Price :
    R164 / 240 gr tub
    [ This is the recommended retail price, includes VAT, and may differ depending on the agent or shop you purchase from. For wholesale prices please contact us ]

Use this as:

  • a natural wormer for horses, dogs and cats, most effectively alternated with chemical wormers.


  • This is a nutritional product and is not intended as a substitute for veterinary products or advice.
  • Discontinue immediately at any sign of an adverse reaction.
  • Not for use in pregnant or lactating animals or for animals younger than 6 weeks old or in animals with severe liver, gallbladder or kidney disease.
  • Use as directed only.


Deworm every three months. Best alternated with a chemical wormer. Give the first 3 doses on days 1, 2 and 3. Give the final dose on day 21.

  • Small dogs, cats (<10 kg BW): 1/2 tsp (2.5g) per day for 4 days.
  • Medium dogs (10 – 20 kg BW): 1 heaped tsp (5g) per day for 4 days.
  • Large dogs (>20 kg BW): One and 1/2 heaped tsp (7.5g) per day for 4 days.
  • Ponies (< 400kg): 8 heaped tsp (40g) per day for 4 days.
  • Horses (400 – 600 kg): 10 to 12 heaped tsp (50 to 60g) per day for 4 days.

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A natural wormer – is it even possible?

Ok, here are the facts. You have to deworm your pets every few months. Otherwise they could get really sick. And they could even make you and your family sick.

Here is the problem. Your pet can develop resistance to specific wormers. This is resulting in pharmaceutical wormers becoming less and less effective. Sounds like a rock and a hard place.

This is the point at which I started to look backwards in history. What did people use in ancient times? Where these things effective? And, if so, would reviving the older, more natural remedies help the growing resistance problem?

I think the answer is yes. Anything that is so radically different to the chemical dewormers has to decrease resistance.

The challenge then became twofold:

  1. to find herbs that are genuinely effective and have been scientifically proven to work
  2. these same herbs must be safe in the recommended doses

This final formulation contains pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita pepo), cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) and wormwood (Artemisia absynthium) – these herbs kill the parasites. Then I have added garlic as an immune booster and dandelion as a gentle laxative to get rid of the dead parasites. And probiotics to settle the stomach, as some of these herbs are quite potent.

The result is Cleansing Formula, tested by a vet in France to be effective against several internal parasites. But completely, 100% natural.

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12 comments on Cleansing formula

  1. Viana says:

    Can this product be used simultaneously with your other products ie. Allergy – and Digestion Formula?

  2. Stew says:

    Could you please provide details of the studies you mention on which this is based.

    Many thanks,

    • beryl says:

      A few references, Stew:

      1. Kordali S, Cakir A, Mavi A, et al. Screening of chemical composition and antifungal and antioxidant activities of the essential oils from three Turkish artemisia species. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:1408-16.
      2. Juteau F, Jerkovic I, Masotti V, et al. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Artemisiaabsinthium from Croatia and France. Planta Med. 2003;69:158-61.
      3. Alzoreky NS, Nakahara K. Antibacterial activity of extracts from some edible plants commonly consumed in Asia. Int J Food Microbiol. 2002;80:223-30.
      4. Chiasson H, Belanger A, Bostanian N, et al. Acaricidal properties of Artemisia absinthium and Tanacetumvulgare (Asteraceae) essential oils obtained by three methods of extraction. J Econ Entomol. 2001;94:167-71.
      5. Mendiola J, Bosa M, Perez N, et al. Extracts of Artemisia abrotanum and Artemisia absinthium inhibit growth of Naegleria fowleri in vitro. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1991;85:78-79.
      6. Rybaltovskii OV. On the discovery of cucurbitin—a component of pumpkin seed with anthelmintic action. Med Parazitol (Mosk). 1966;35:487-8.
      7. Plotnikov AA, Karnaukhov VK, Ozeretskovskaia NN, et al. Clinical trial of cucurbin (a preparation from pumpkin seeds) in cestodiasis. Med Parazitol (Mosk). 1972;41:407-11.
  3. Fiona Ross says:

    How big is a scoop ie, what would the approximate cost be to do 17 horses?

  4. Alana says:

    I saw this product in our local vet shop and it looks fantastic. Reading the comments above it is definitely worth a try. I am in the health industry myself and I am hoping to get a full ingredients listing as I am very particular about what goes into my cats’ bodies… are there fillers, flow agents, preservatives, added vitamins (what form), etc etc. If you could get back to me with this info soon I would be very grateful as I am keen to starting using this! : )

  5. G says:

    I used the Cleanser on a horse the vet diagnosed with parasites in his eyes and WOW did it work, there was nothing left, but now we need to do our whole yard ASAP!!!!

    The vet said she had never seen a horse who struggled so much with parasites in his eyes! We were using these tiny tubes of eye ointment and nothing was working till she looked in his eyes and said there are parasite eggs and we need to get them out somehow. So I suggested your Cleansing Formula as I know how the ingredients work on humans, and we used 1 tub till it was finished and that was 6 months ago.

  6. Gillian says:


    I have used your Cleansing Formula before and it successfully irradicated parasite eggs which had been laid in the eyes of our horses – WONDERFUL PRODUCT, PLEASE DO NOT DISCONTINUE!!!!!!!

    I would like to purchase enough Cleansing Formula for 26 horses, would you be able to help me the products and the quantities to use?


  7. Helen says:

    Cleansing Formula worked really well on our rescue puppies who had the worst worm burden I have ever seen. They had several different deworming formula’s and once they had a bit of sustenance and body condition, we incorporated the Cleansing Formula into their treatment with great results. It took us a total of 6 weeks to rid them of the worm infestation completely and get them to a point of health, with a few vet visits in between. They went to their new homes, healthy & robust!

  8. Reese says:

    You need to add black walnut tincture to make this a perfect wormed. All three must be used in conjunction.

    • beryl says:

      Reese, I look at two things when doing my formulations:

      1. Efficacy (in terms of good, double blind scientific studies), and
      2. Safety concerns

      Black Walnut scored too low on 1 and too high on 2.
      That said, if you’ve got evidence to the contrary, please let me know – I’m always interested.


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