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Ingredients in 4-Legger USDA Certified Organic Dog Shampoo

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Organic Aloe Dog Shampoo for Sensitive or Allergy Skin Aloe Vera
Aloe are packed with polysaccharides and flavonoids with high antioxidant activities and antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. These help to improve the flow of blood to damaged areas, improving collagen formation while keeping the dry skin moist and protected. Learn more
Organic beeswax in our USDA certified organic healing balm for dog dry skin, hot spots, and paws Organic Beeswax

Beeswax is a natural humectant - meaning it attracts and holds on to water molecules which helps to hydrate the skin. It also provides a protective battier between the skin and environmental toxins while not clogging the pores. 

It is also packed full of Vitamin A!  Vitamin A stimulates the fibroblasts cells responsible for developing tissue that keeps skin firm and healthy. Learn more

Calendula in 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo and Paw and Nose Healing Balm

Calendula
Applying Calendula oil to cuts, scrapes, and insect bites will accelerate the healing process by increasing the flow of blood and oxygen to that area. Clinical research and practice substantiates that the presence of triterpenoids and other components including flavonoids, saponins, polysaccharides, and micronutrients that contribute to its anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous (reduces swelling), wound healing attributes and antioxidant properties. Learn more

4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo | Castile Soap for Dogs Castile Soap
The base of all of 4-Legger's shampoos is Castile Soap - the most gentle and natural soap on the planet. Castile Soap originated over 300 years ago in Castile, Spain, a region renowned for its olive oil. Our Castile soap base uses olive, coconut, and jojoba. Castile soap is gentle on you and the environment because it's free of artificial foaming agents, harsh cleansers, deconstructed fatty acids from vegetable oils or fats (aka oleochemicals), petrochemicals and/or chemical anti-bacterial agents (like triclosan). It's also 100% biodegradable.
Cedar pest repellent in cedar peppermint organic dog shampoo naturally repel fleas Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood oil includes the main sesquiterpene constituents cedrene, and thujopsene, which help improve the appearance of skin and promote grounding of emotions and emotional balance. Learn more
Coconut oil in 4-Legger Castile Soap | Organic Dog Shampoo Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is a extremely hydrating, a great moisturizer and helps to provide a protective layer, retaining moisture in the skin while allowing the skin to breathe. As a mild oil, it is very good for use with inflamed and irritated skin, or dogs with skin sensitivities. Learn more

Note: Saponified coconut oil in a bar is Sodium cocoate and liquid is Potassium cocoate.
Eucalyptus in Cedar Peppermint Organic Dog Shampoo for dry and itchy skin conditioning and moisturizing Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus is known as a rubefacient - a topical that helps increase the flow of blood to the skin to aid in muscle joint pain as well as dry skin. Eucalyptus has natural antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic, antiviral and deodorizing properties. Eucalyptus oil is excellent for burns, blisters, cuts, and insect bites, skin infections and wound healing. A known analgesic and deodorant. Learn more

Vegetable Glycerine in conditioning organic dog shampoo

Vegetable Glycerine
Vegetable glycerin has emollient like properties which can soften and soothe the skin. Glycerine is very mild and excellent to use on the most sensitive of skin. It is also thought to be a humectant - meaning - it can attract moisture to your dog's skin and keep it locked in! All of our shampoo bases are glycerine soaps as they will keep your dog's skin feeling more hydrated for several hours after you use it. Learn more

Guar gum in 4-Legger cedar peppermint and eucalyptus organic dog shampoo Guar Gum

Guar gum is a natural humectant - meaning it has moisture and it likes to hold on to moisture. It is said to have more than 5x the thickening power of corn starch! If you've ever added guar gum to a solution you'll notice that you only need a small amount! 
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Hemp oil in 4-Legger's organic dog shampoo and healing balm for nose and paw pads Hemp Oil 
Hemp seed oil is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It is rich in protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega 6, omega 3.  The fatty acids and the balance of omega 6 and omega 3 nourish and moisturize the skin. Since the composition of hemp oil is very similar to the lipids found in the skin, it is an excellent natural emollient and moisturizer. Learn more
Jojoba oil in our organic Castile soap for dogs the best shampoo for itchy skin mild and gentle Jojoba Oil
The fatty acids in jojoba oil help to rejuvenate and restore dry skin while the anti-inflammatories reduce swelling and redness associated with skin conditions. Jojoba oil also has natural anti-bacterial properties. Learn more

Note: Saponified olive oil in a bar is Sodium jojobate and liquid is Potassium 
jojobate.
Lavender in 4-Legger's Oatmeal and Lavender Organic Dog Shampoo Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is an analgesic, antimicrobal, anti-inflammatory, insecticide, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic, deodorant, and more!

Lavender is also an effective pest deterrent when the oil is applied to the skin. It has shown to be effective against mosquitos, fleas, lice & lice eggs. If bitten by a bug, you can apply lavender essential oil to act as an anti-inflammatory!
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Lemongrass and Aloe Organic Dog Shampoo for normal to dry and itchy skin hypoallergenic Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass is a very effective natural astringent (cleanser) with toning qualities which helps stimulate blood circulation and tone up dermal tissues while providing natural protection against microbes. 

Lemongrass is also a natural mosquito repellant! 

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Organic Oatmeal Dog Shampoo with Lavender Essential Oil for Dry and Itchy Skin Oatmeal - Oat Milk

Oat has a number of polysaccharides and phenolic compounds (avenanthramides).  

These compounds are known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, and moisturizing characteristics. What this means for your dog is that oat can soothe, smooth, and nourish their skin and coat. Learn more

Olive oil in 4-Legger's organic dog shampoo Olive Oil
Olive oil is rich in vitamins, minerals, natural fatty acids, and antioxidants. You will often find it in anti-aging skin products for its ability to nourish, rejuvenate, and guard the skin.  Learn more

Note:
Saponified olive oil in a bar is Sodium
 olivate and liquid is Potassium olivate.
Peppermint in the cedar, peppermint, and eucalyptus organic conditioning dog shampoo Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint helps to normalize the sebum secretion and cool the skin. It also increase the blood flow to the skin to heal while providing protection against bacteria and viruses.  

If you have a dog with oily hair, it will help the skin and hair not to feel oily. At the same time, the natural pH balance of peppermint is beneficial for dry and itchy skin and fur as its natural moisturizing properties help in treating dry scalp and flaking so that you get silky hair with less dry itchy skin! Learn more

Rosemary in Lemongrass and Aloe Organic Dog Shampoo Rosemary
Rich in flavonoids and nutrients, and beta-carotine, Rosemary is a known anti-inflammatory that will improve circulation, aid in moisturizing dry skin and boost healing. It also helps to increase the natural shine and hydrated appearance of your dog's coat.
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Calendula in 4-Legger's USDA organic healing balm moisturize paw pads and dry nose
St. John's Wort
We use St John's Wort for its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic, astringent, antimicrobal and antioxidant capabilities in our Dog Nose and Paw Healing Balm and our Organic Hemp Dog Shampoo where it helps to speed the healing process of burns, bruises, and scrapes by stimulating the circulation of oxygenated blood to the cells that need repaired. Learn more
Saponified Organic Oils in 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo

Saponified Organic Oils
Saponification is the chemical reaction that takes place when you mix oils, water, and lye under heat. The result is soap and glycerine that is mixed back together resulting in the highest grade soap available on the planet. It is safe, non-toxic, mild, and gentle! Learn more

Baking soda in our vegan dog toothpaste

Sea Salt
Sea salt provides friction on the gums and teeth while providing vital minerals to help maintain good dental hygiene. The salt also promotes natural salivation by your dog which helps to naturally remove bacteria in their mouth. Learn more

Baking soda in vegan dog toothpaste | non-toxic dog toothpaste Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
For hundreds of years, sodium bicarbonate has been the ingredient in toothpaste that provides mild abrasive action to help remove plaque, polish, whiten, and deodorize teeth and gums. It also neutralizes the production of acid in your dog's mouth. Learn more
Shea nut butter in 4-Legger Hemp Healing Balm for hot spots, dry dog paws Shea Butter
Shea butter can be used in balms, salves, lotions, and moisturizers. It is a natural anti-inflammatory, humectant and emollient (helps to provide and retain moisture). It is also a great natural sunscreen.  The antioxidants and anti-inflammatories make it renowned in its ability to revitalize and heal damaged skin. Learn more
Vitamin E Organic Approved Natural Preservative in organic dog shampoo Vitamin E - Tocopherol
Tocopherol is one of the few preservatives that can be used in USDA Certified Organic products. High grade Tocopherol is a safe and non-toxic derivative of Vitamin E. Learn more