Essential Oils - Natural benefits for your Dog
Have you ever considered using essential oils on your dog?
Dogs respond well to essential oils and when used safely, they are a great way to support their physical and emotional wellbeing.
Always read the label thoroughly to find out both the botanical and common name of the oil, how it was extracted,
its country of origin, method of cultivation and ensure that it is 100% pure.
The Essential Oils listed below are considered safe for use on dogs.
Please note that some animals may experience an adverse reaction to essential oils and it is therefore recommended that you only use good quality therapeutic grade oils and seek advice from your holistic veterinarian.
Antifungal, soothing. Excellent for ear infections caused by yeast or bacterial overgrowth. Caution: Can cause photosensitization. Avoid the sun after use.
Anti-inflammatory, tonic, with moderate antibacterial effects. Good for dry, flaky, sensitive skin which is prone to infection. Can rejuvenate and stimulate tissue regeneration, thus effective for scar healing.
Antiseptic, toning, circulation-stimulating. Good for skin and coat conditioning and dermatitis of all types. Flea-repelling.
Anti-inflammatory, non-toxic and gentle. Good for skin irritations, allergic reactions, burns.
Antispasmodic, analgesic, nerve-calming. Good for soothing the central nervous system. Effective for relief of muscle pains, cramps, teething pain.
Nerve-calming, gentle when used in small amounts and properly diluted. Sedates the central nervous system.
Repellant to fleas mites and midgies
Antiviral, anti-inflammatory, an expectorant. Good for the relief of chest congestion. Effective in repelling fleas.
Gentle and safe, antifungal. Good for skin irritations, fungal ear infections. Effective in repelling ticks.
Non-toxic, non-irritating and safe to use in small amounts, properly diluted. Good for motion sickness, aids digestion. Effective for pain relief caused by arthritis, dysplasia, strains and sprains.
Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, regenerative effects; extremely therapeutic. Excellent for skin conditions and irritations (e.g. eczema). Effective for the healing of scars and bruises and for pain relief.
Very safe and gentle, antibacterial, anti-itch and nerve-calming. Good for common animal ailments, e.g. skin irritations, first aid.
Strong antibacterial, calming, a muscle relaxant. Good for bacterial skin infections, wound care. Insect repelling.
Antihistaminic, powerful antibacterial properties, yet less likely to cause irritation than Tea Tree. Good for ear infections and skin problems caused by allergies.
Repellant for Fleas, Ticks, Mites
Antispasmodic, stimulates circulation, insect-repelling. Good for arthritis, dysplasia, sprains and strains. Works well with ginger to treat motion sickness.
Calming. Good for deodorizing. Flea repelling.
(caution to use well diluted on dogs) assists in Repelling Fleas and mites
Nerve-calming. Good for treating dog anxiety such as separation and noise anxiety.