Pet Ailments and Aromatherapy

Although aromatherapy is not meant to take the place of conventional veterinary care, essential oils and hydrosols can be used to treat many pet ailments.

Find out the list of common pet diseases and conditions that may be helped by aromatherapy, here:

Allergies
Anxiety
Bad breath
Burns
Congestion
Cracked paw pads
Cuts and scrapes
Deodorizing
Dirty ears
Fatigue
Fear
Flatulence
Flea and tick infestations
General detoxification
Grief
Hyperactivity
Hypersexuality
Incisions
Infected ears
Insect bites
Insomnia
Itchy skin
Joint and muscle pain
Loss of appetite
Mange
Motion sickness
Skin infections
Skin irritations, hot spots
Teeth cleaning
Teething pain
Unhealthy fur and coat
Weak immune system

Adapted from Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals, by Kristen Leigh Bell (Findhorn Press, 2002). Copyright (c) 2002 by Kristen Leigh Bell. Reprinted by permission of Findhorn Press.
Adapted from Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals, by Kristen Leigh Bell (Findhorn Press, 2002).

20 comments

Edvanir L.
Edvanir L.3 years ago

No link to itchy skin...

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola4 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Butterfly K
Butterfly K4 years ago

thankyou

Sheri L.
Sheri S.4 years ago

thank great article

Wileen C.
W. C.4 years ago

Thanks.

Sonny Honrado
Sonny Honrado4 years ago

Gee. Great!

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Roseann D.
Roseann d.5 years ago

Essential oils are hazardous and even fatal to cats. Learn more at www.thelavendercat.com

Mar Yannu Hathory

i use aromatherapy for my 4-legged family, and highly recommend it. however, a word of caution: dogs' and cats' livers process out the essential oils more slowly than human livers, so not good to use every day, more like ever 2-3 days, and for just a few applications then a few days off. essential oils are efficacious and POTENT. use with care.

Robert O.
Robert O.5 years ago

Thanks.