While choosing essential oils for your pets it becomes very important that you must know that not all essential oils are made for your pets. Many essential oils, such as eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil, cinnamon, citrus, peppermint, pine, wintergreen, and ylang ylang are straight up toxic to pets.They are toxic whether they are applied to the skin, used in diffusers or licked up in the case of a spill. Cats and dogs are way much more sensitive to scents than humans. According to you that insignificant, fragrant scent may be overwhelming and harmful to an animal.
Certain essential oils like Lavender, Frankincense, Chamomile, Cedar wood are safe to use for your dogs. While for cats, you may use essential oils like Spearmint, Frankincense, Helichrysum and Fennel.
The below mentioned essential oils are considered to be “safe” should also be used with extreme care. Weather applying them topically or diffusing them throughout a room to promote sleep, immune function, relaxation, or for any other mental or physical improvement, you must ensure that proper and proven research is conducted regarding their benefits and side effects, especially when using them in pet care.