Make Your Own Supplement

We have listed the ingredients from safest - those that one can not overdose on, to more complex. None of the ingredients here will cause undue harm if someone gets loose and indulges him or herself. 1/4 ounce on most items is about a heaping tablespoon.

All treats/herbs items are human food grade so the owners can enjoy too!
     
Samplers:    
Red Rose buds, Whole Rose hips, Lavender, Jasmine, Calendula and Hibiscus Flowers. Six herb treat sampler
Common Herb Sampler
Rose Hips, Red Rose Buds, Lavender, Jasmine, Calendula, Hibiscus
Honeysuckle, Apple Blossoms, Tiger Lily, Globe flowers, Purple Rosebuds and Carnations.
Six herb treat sampler
Exotic Herb Sampler

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Safe    
Rose hips are among the safest supplements as excess vit. C passes through into urine. Who rosehips make a great treat and c/s means that they have been crushed and the seeds removed. This makes them easier to eat for some chinchillas.
Cut and Sifted Rose hips for chins
Rose Hips c/s 1 oz pictured
Weight
Type
Whole Rose hips for chins
Rose Hips 8 oz pictured
     
Rosebuds have the same properties as as rose hips and chins love the variety in texture. Red is the largest followed by pink and purple. The purple ones are adorably petite and great for small adults and babies. The petals are great to mix in with hay or hide around the cage.
Red rose buds and petals for chins
Red Rose Buds 1oz

Red Rose Petals for chinchillas
Red Rose Petals 1oz
Quantity
Rose Bud or Petal Type
Purple rosebuds for chinchillas
Purple Rosebuds 1oz
Pink rose buds and petals for chins
Pink Rosebuds 1oz
     
Globe flowers are a beautiful shimmery purple and Pink colors. They are full of vitamins and minerals and promote calmness and detoxification. These are hilarious to watch chins eat as they like to strip all the little points off very carefully. The purple are softer than the pink - that doens't bother the chins, they eat both with zeal!
Red Globe treats for chinchillas
Purple Globe 1oz
Quantity
Color
Pink Globe flower treats
Pink Globe 1oz
     
Apple blossoms are used in the culinary arts and to make tea. They have a light apple flavor that chinchillas love. Unlike apple seeds and leaves they contain no prussic acid (cyanide) and are safe to use.
Apple Blossoms for chinchillas
Apple Blossoms 1oz
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Icana flowers are commonly used in food and teas. They are a sweet flower and go good with desserts.
Icana for chinchillas
Icana flowers 1oz
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Carnations are also used to soothe, calm and quiet nervousness. They have been used in the culinary practive for over 2000 years. Chins really love these and will jerk them out of your hands even though they are pretty large.
Carnation flower treats for chinchillas
Carnations 1oz
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Honeysuckle is sweet and a very safe herb to use for training on treat rotation. It is used as a garnish and to treat against skin infections and mastitis.
Honeysuckle flower treats for chinchillas
Honeysuckle 1oz
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Peony has been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine. The flowers are used for teas to increase circiulation and strengthen/clense blood (antioxidants).
Peony flower treats for chinchillas
Peony 1oz
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Chopped alfalfa bits are perfect for mixing your own snack or goodies for the chins. Small enough to stuff into little toys and vine balls for some natural chinny fun!
4oz is enough to fill a gallon bag.
Chopped alfalfa for chins
Chopped Alfalfa
1oz pictured
Alfalfa bits quantities
     
Use less of; Traditionally you would use less of these ingredients - 1 to 8 parts, or 1TSP in a mix with at least 1 Cup other ingredients.
     
Tiger Lily is a very popular garnish and used in teas. In the orient it is widely used as an antiinflammatory and to treat issues of the female reproductive system.
Tiger Lily for chinchillas
Tiger Lily - 1oz
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Lavender is very popular to cook with and has been domesticated and used for over 2,500 years. It is used for it's soothing effects and antibacterial properties. It is pretty strong smelling and tasting, best to use in small quantities.
Lavender for chins
Lavender - 1oz pictured
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Hibiscus is a good source of Vitamin C and believed to lower colesterol. It has a tart, cranberry-like flavor that chins seem to love.
Whole Hibiscus flowers for chinchillas
Hibiscus Flowers, Whole - 1oz
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Hibiscus petals for chins
Hibiscus Flowers c/s - 1oz
Quantities
     
Jasmine is believed to have strong antibacterial, antiviral and anti-tumor properties.
Jasmine Flowers for chins
Jasmine flowers - 1oz
~800 flowers
Quantity
     
Calendula Petals are an antiseptic and improve blood flow to wound areas promoting faster healing and used to treat ulcers. They are also a well known antifungal agent.
Quantity
     
Use Sparingly: 1/16 (1 part to 16 parts something else) or 1/2 TSP to 1 cup other ingredients.
     
Red Clover is used to stimulate the immune system, treat coughs and respiratory system congestion and has a warming, antimicrobial action. These are best used crushed into a mixture of other herbs in a 1/16th ratio.
Red clover blossoms for chinchilla supplement
Red Clover Blossoms 1 oz pictured
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Papaya leaf is an extrodinary and often overlooked part of the Papaya plant. It has been used for centuries to reduce the formation of kidney stones and treat fermentative idigestion. For chins with kindney stone issues, this is a very useful herb.
Papaya leaf for chinchilla supplements
Papaya Leaf
1 oz pictured
Papaya Leaf
     
The items below can be fed strait to chinchillas; you can sprinkle bee pollen in with their food for an extra boost or dip an apple stick in it for an exciting treat.
     
Bee pollen is consedered a superfood and contains a spectrum of B-complex; B1, B2, B5, B6, B12, C, D and E.

1/4oz = 1 heaping TBS
Bee pollen for chinchilla supplement
Powder Bee Pollen 1/4 oz pictured
Quantity
     
Same as above but in granular form
Granular Bee Pollen supplement for chinchillas
Granular Pollen
1/4 oz pictured
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Hard Red Wheat, Oat Groats, Triticale, Rye, Dehulled Barley, Soft White Wheat, Spelt, Hard White Weat, Flax (rolled)

This is a safe 9-grain mix that chins love by itself.
Nine grain oat supplement for chinchillas
Nine grain mix
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Goji Berries or Wolfberry is considered a superfruit and is a powerful antioxidant. Chins love these when fed sparingly. We feed once or twice a week.
Goji berry treat for chinchillas
1oz (250-280 pieces)
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Chinchillas love poplar buds, many of you have gotten samples of them in your previous orders and we are finally able to offer them for sale. They are used to combat cough, sore throat, inflammation and joint discomfort. Bees collect the resin from these buds and it is made into antibiotic and antifungal propolis.
Goji berry treat for chinchillas
1oz Pictured
Quantity
     
We use our herbal mix weekly with the herd and give 1tsp every couple days for those that are sick or need weight. We do not include rose buds/petals as those are given separately as a treat.
Herbal supplement for sick chinchillas
Herbal Blend - 2oz
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Bird beak trimming mineral block: These contain various trace minerals that some chins are very interested in, particularly those that have been on poor diets or malnutrition. Some completely destroy these, others give an occasional nibble. They are great for keeping teeth trimmed and for entertainment. Some chins like to pulverize them and roll on them or drag them from one place to another.
Bird Banquet Mineral Block
Mineral Block
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