Pets and Essential Oil Safety

Pets and Essential Oil Safety

Posted by Essential Dog on Aug 20, 2021

Essential oils have becoming very popular as a natural alternative to synthetic fragrances in human and pet products.  Essential oils are great for dogs when diluted properly, and a popular alternative to synthetic fragrances, which can contain nasty chemicals that many dog owners don't want to use on their precious furry friends.  Although this list is not definitive, please bear in mind essential oils are not recommended for use on your dog unless administered by a professional. 

Essential oils safe for dogs (when diluted properly)

Lavender Oil

Roman Chamomile Oil

Sweet Orange Oil

Rosewood Oil

Lemongrass Oil

Frankincense Oil

Citronella Oil

Ginger Oil

Cedarwood Oil

Peppermint Oil

Tangerine Oil

Patchouli Oil

Cardamon Oil

Fennel Oil

Helichrysum Oil

Spearmint Oil

Clary Sage Oil

Lemon Oil

Essential oils to be used with extreme caution

Cinnamon Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Wintergreen Oil

Thyme Oil

Pennyroyal Oil

Birch Oil

Cinnamon Oil

Clove Oil

Wintergreen Oil