Essential oils and your pet’s health

Many people are using essential oils in the home, but did you know that many kinds of these oils may be toxic to your pets?

Here is a list of potentially toxic oils and some links to a few articles on the subject:

Possible toxic side effects from these essential oils may be noted from direct oral contact, respiratory contact and also from absorption through the skin.

(Note that this list is not all-inclusive.)

  • Peppermint
  • Lemon Oil
  • Lavender Oil
  • Melaleuca Oil
  • Tea Tree Oil
  • Cinnamon Bark Oil
  • Wintergreen Oil
  • Thyme Oil
  • Birch Oil

for more information from the Pet Poison Helpline and ASPCA: