Apart from having healing components, a great thing about essential oils for dogs is that they are handy. Using them doesn’t require much; granted you have the oils, you can easily benefit from their therapeutic factor. As a pet parent (especially one who owns a dog who’s a challenge to medicate), you will appreciate this. They are heterogenic, too; you can take advantage of the fact that they can be combined safely, and your dogs get to benefit from at least twice their power.
Is also known as Citrus bergamia that is made from the rind of bergamot fruit. It comes with a fresh, citrus smell, which makes it a favorite of dog owners who like fruity scents. Although its aroma is soothing, sun-exposure is prohibited since it can be a cause of photosensitization. Uses fungal conditions; deodorization; bacterial infections; ear issues; pain relief; yeast infections.
For some, it is known as Elettaria cardamomum. Dog-owners who are having trouble dealing with pets who seldom have episodes of an upset stomach, it is a natural treatment. Among its constituents that are linked to their compelling effects are eugenol, cineol, linalool, nerol, alpha and beta-terpineol, and limonene.
Uses: bacterial infections; inflammations; respiratory concerns; digestion; nervous system disorders; deodorization; muscle spasms; nausea.
3. Carrot (Carrot Seed)
It is sometimes called Daucus carota, Queen Anne’s lace, or Wild Carrot. It has a mild, sweet scent that is remembered as a traditional digestive remedy for dogs of wealthy Europeans. Uses: inflammations; bacterial infections; skin conditions.
It is also associated with Cinnamomum zeylanicum or Laurus Cinnamomum from the tree it is extracted from. As a versatile essential oil, it can work wonders on dogs’ nervous system and improve (or restore) normal functions. Apart from its health benefits, it is known for its sweet and spicy aroma. Uses: bacterial infections; nervous system disorders; muscle spasms.
5. Cedar Wood
It is other times called Cedrus atlantica. It has a warm, balsamic scent and it can be traced back to its association with dogs of Sumerians and Egyptians. In a typical case involving a dog who is exhibiting symptoms of an internal ailment, leaving behind the unique aroma for the four-legged pet to smell is suggested.
Uses: circulatory conditions; teething issues; nervous system disorders; respiratory concerns; skin conditions; flea repellent; urinary conditions.
It is extracted from Eucalyptus globules leaves. It is also famous for its healthy, minty scent that can shoo fleas, ticks, and other insects. Uses: inflammations; viruses; expectorant; chest ailments; flea repellent.
Foeniculum vulgare to others, it is an essential oil that is known for its anti-bacterial properties. Ever since it was first introduced in ancient times, specifically in 1000 AD, it has been one of the go-to antidotes for dogs that need help with significant wounds. Uses: bacterial infections; inflammations; viruses; burns; sprains; nervous system
disorders; muscle spasms; arthritis; urinary conditions.
With the scientific name Boswellia carteri, it is known for its woodsy, balsamic scent. It is said to have calming effects since it is the essential recommended to be used by dog-owners with pets showing aggressive behavior. Uses: nervous system disorders; deodorization.
Is also known with its botanical name Gardenia Jasminoides. It is an essential oil linked to its exotic, delicate fragrance and for its “feminine” touch. For dog owners who are fascinated with a familiar, floral aroma, it is a common choice.
Uses: bacterial infections; inflammations; skin conditions; fever; pain; nervous system disorders; nausea; deodorization.
Sometimes known as Zingiber officinale Roscoe and Cassumar Zingiber, it is an essential oil that comes with a sweet and spicy aroma. After many researchers have shown interest in its therapeutic effects on the skin, it was found to be a leader in the fight against severe types of fungal infections. If dogs are suffering from rashes, for instance, inhalation of the distinct scent is a treatment option. Uses: bacterial infections, arthritis, allergies, skin conditions, digestion, nausea, dysplasia, sprains.
It is also called Pelargonium graveolens, and it is famous for its rosy scent. It was first used in Europe and was dubbed as a cheap and effective remedy for dogs. Uses: bacterial infections; fungus; tick repellent.
12. German chamomile
Known as Matricaria recutita to some, it is an essential oil linked to dogs’ natural reactions to injury and irritation. One of its constituents, the compound chamazulene, is famous for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Uses: bacterial infections; inflammations; allergies; skin conditions; burns.
Is alternatively called Helichrysum italicum. It can be traced to its excellent restorative abilities. For dogs who suffered streaks of lethargic episodes, a drop or two of its sweet, floral scent on their collar is advised.
Uses: inflammations; regenerations; allergies; bacterial infections; teething issues; nervous system disorders; pain relief; skin conditions.
Jasminum officinale and Jasminum Grandiflora to some, it is an essential oil that is attributed to its effects on the nervous system. It has a sweet scent, which grants a delightful experience when its aroma fills the air. Dog-owners with dogs who are exhibiting inexplicable behavior, it is a favorite antidote.
Uses bacterial infections; nervous system disorders; muscle spasms; deodorization.
Lavandula Angustifolia to some, it is a favorite of dog-owners out of all essential oils. It has a pleasant scent and is known for the treatment of many temporary illnesses. For one, it is associated with its use on dogs who tend to exhibit signs of queasiness every time they move around often.
Uses bacterial infections; allergies; insomnia; teething issues; nausea; skin conditions; respiratory concerns; fever; nervous system disorders.
Other times are known as Origanum marjorana; it is an essential oil that is among a list of powerful ingredients when making calming tonics for dogs. With a scent that is both sweet and spicy, it can make subjects feel relaxed upon recognition of the aroma. Uses bacterial infections; nervous system disorders; muscle spasms; wounds; insect repellent.
Is sometimes called Acacia dealbata. It is known for its delicate fragrance that leaves hints of a woody odor. Its scent is unique and is in fact, a common base ingredient in top-rated perfumes. However, since it can cause photosensitization, dog-owners who are using it shouldn’t expose their dogs to too much sun when using the oil.
Uses: nervous system disorders; energy-booster; nausea; fever; deodorization; insect repellant.
Associated with its Latin name Amaryllidaceae, it is an essential oil with a sweet, hypnotic fragrance. It can be traced to its roots (back in the Grasse region of France) in perfumery. Its scent can be strong, which makes it an ideal solution in eliminating dog odor. Uses: bacterial infections; inflammations; deodorization; insect repellant.
Gomenol and Melaleuca viridiflora to others, it is an uncommon yet therapeutic essential oil for dogs. It is known to have a roll of components such as alpha-pinene, alpha phellandrene, cineole, and gamma terpineol, which is responsible for its extra-strong antibacterial healing capabilities. Uses: histamine-related issues; bacterial infections
Is sometimes known as Aniba rosaeaodora. Since it is a popular treatment for dogs with arthritis, cardiovascular problems, respiratory illnesses, and other internal ailments, it is valued as an essential oil in aromatherapy. Its aroma is pleasant, too. Uses bacterial infections; inflammations; viruses; nervous system disorders; deodorization; burns; chest ailments.