Animal Scabies: A Common Zoonosis

Animal mange, also known as scabiosis, is a parasitic skin disease caused by microscopic mites of the genus Sarcoptes. Although this condition is mainly seen in domestic animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits and rodents, it presents a significant zoonotic risk, which can be transmitted to humans. The mites responsible for scabies burrow under the … Read more

Journey to the heart of West Nile Fever

West Nile Fever (WNF) is a viral disease transmitted mainly by infected mosquitoes of the genus Culex. Although most infected people have no symptoms, some can suffer serious neurological complications and even death. The disease is spreading rapidly in various parts of the world, particularly in North America and Europe, and is causing growing concern. … Read more

Dermatophilosis in horses: what can be done?

Dermatophilosis, also known as streptothritic dermatitis, is a major concern in equine health. This skin condition is caused by the bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis. It manifests itself in characteristic lesions, often similar to scabs or dandruff. It mainly affects the back, neck and rump area of horses. The disease can be transmitted directly, through contact between … Read more

Rid our horse friends of parasitic flies

All living beings are exposed to parasites. In particular, they infect pets and livestock. They are many and varied: from ticks to fleas, from tapeworms to parasitic flies. The host and the parasites can coexist without necessarily harming each other. A balance between the two living beings is possible. However, if this balance is upset, … Read more

Neroli essential oil, symbol of purity

Neroli essential oil, symbol of purity

Neroli essential oil is orange blossom essence from a single variety of orange trees; sour orange or bitter orange tree . Originally from India and China, the bitter orange very quickly arrived in the Mediterranean basin 1000 years ago. In Antiquity, the orange blossom was notably a symbol of purity ; it even adorned the crowns of brides. A little history The bitter … Read more

10 misconceptions about homeopathy

Homeopathy is a therapy that has been proven in the field for over two centuries. In contrast, modern allopathy with all its highly sophisticated panoply of chemical molecules did not flourish until after World War II, and is therefore barely 70 years old. The two medical approaches differ radically in the way they view water. … Read more