No matter the brand, essential oils and animals don't always mix, and if you love your pets, it would behoove you to learn as much about animals and essential oils as possible, before using them on your furbabies. Sadly, there are too many stories from heartbroken furparents who have learned too late that some essential oils are toxic to animals.

Essential Oil Contraindications

Oils Toxic to Animals

Just because essential oils are natural, doesn't mean they are all safe. Just as there are essential oils that humans should use with caution, there are some that should not be used on animals.

Oils to Avoid

Anise

Oregano

Birch

Pennyroyal

Camphor

Rue

Cassia

Savory

Clove Bud

Tansy (Idaho Tansy)

Clove Leaf

Thuja

Crested Lavender

Thyme

Garlic

Wintergreen

Hyssop

Wormwood

Juniper

Yarrow