Posts Tagged ‘essential oils for pets’

30 Essential Oils That May Not Be Safe For Pets ©

  We’ve been alarmed by some of the essential oil recommendations for pets online recently. Sometimes it’s for commercial gain in the lucrative natural pet remedy sector, such as using toxic Pennyroyal in flea treatments. Self-appointed experts often recommend essential oils based on the fact that they are beneficial to humans, or tolerated by one […]

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Herb For Pets ©

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a perennial herb in the mint family, native to the Mediterranean. The leaves, stems and flowers may be used, but flowers are the typical choice for therapeutic and medicinal use on pets. The most common forms are dry, (heavily diluted) essential oil, ‘tea’, or Bach Flower Remedies. Lavender may be used […]

Is Pennyroyal Safe for Pets? ©

With the movement towards more natural pet care comes the belief that natural treatments are safer than synthetic chemical treatments. While that’s often the case, there are some natural treatments that may contain unsafe ingredients. We have seen several natural flea and tick treatments (and recipes for natural flea treatments) containing herbs and essential oils […]

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