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Cat Safety

karen amlin

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Cat Safety

When it comes to cats, there are many differing views on using essential oils with cats.  Experts recommend using Hydrosols over oils with cats because cats cannot metabolize essential oils the same as humans and dogs. To use Essential Oils safely, always ensure cats can leave a room that has oils being diffused in. Avoid all oils that contain: camphor, limonene, methyl salicylate, pinene, as well as essential oils with significant ketones and phenols. These are said to be the most dangerous: Bergamot Citrus bergamia, Citrus aurantium subsp. bergamia Camphor Cinnamomum camphora Clementine Citrus clementina, Citrus reticulata var. clementina Clove (Bud, Leaf, Stem) Eugenia caryophyllata Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus...


Dog Safety

karen amlin

Tags dog, pets, safety

Dog Safety

Puppies under 10 Weeks of Age: Avoid using essential oils; if necessary use hydrosols. Always use diluted oils because dogs are more sensitive than humans NEVER add essential oils to their food or water. When diffusing in a room with a dog, make sure the dog has access to leaving the room if he/she chooses to. Use essential oils with dogs for specific reasons, not as a Preventative measure According to Using Essential Oils Safely, and the book Aromatic Dog, these are the oils thought to be SAFE for dogs: Angelica Root Angelica archangelica Basil (linalool chemotype) Ocimum basilicum ct. linalool Bergamot Citrus bergamia,...