Sunday, February 19, 2012

Using Essential Oils for Dogs

These days more people are realizing the many benefits of using essential oils to help with their dogs. The great thing about Essential Oils are that they help strengthen and regulate the bodies immune system, they also assist with healing a variety of diseases and ailments. Essential oils are also helpful for emotional problems. All dogs are different, just like us so what works for one may not be beneficial for another. Experiment to see which variety of oils will work to give your pet relief. It is very important to use a high quality, pure essential oil.

Do Not Use On Cats

How to use essential oils with your dog:

Massage in method
Add one drop of essential oil to 1/2 tsp. carrier oil, such as
jojoba oil, sweet almond oil or olive oil. Massage into hairless or
least hairy area of the skin, such as the armpit, groin or inner
thigh. Massage gently for 3 - 4 mins. Do not apply undiluted
essential oil directly to your pet's skin.

Add a few drops of essential oil to the water in a diffuser. Leave
your dog in the room with the diffuser for about 30 mins, twice
daily, while the oil is evaporated into the air your dog will breath
it in.

Mister or spray bottle
Use to spray dog's bed or area.

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