Japanese Knotweed (Hu Zhang Powder)
This is an invasive plant in the USA, but is benefical in supporting horses with Lyme disease. Its espcially useful in Dr Harman's practice to have on board during tick seasons to help try to prevent some of the symptoms. Also, for for horses that she has seen with musculoskeletal discomfort often associated with Lyme disease.
Latin Name (Polygonum cuspidatum)
For use in horses as a single herb, the usual dose is 1 tablespoon twice a day for several months. It is best to give the horse a break when possible, when the tick population is low.
For further study on Lyme Disease coinfections, consider reading Stephen Buhner’s informative books.