If you enjoy utilizing Young Living items in your house, you have actually most likely questioned how you can share their incredible advantages with your animals. Which oils are safe to utilize? Just how much can I use? Should I diffuse or use topically?

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If you have actually ever had concerns like these, we’re here to assist! Take a look at this quick-and-easy how-to guide for utilizing essential oils with animals. * Whether you’re a novice or a professional, here are a couple of things to bear in mind:

The majority of animals are more delicate than human beings to essential oils.

  • Start by watering down heavily and utilize in small amounts.
  • Every animal is various, so thoroughly observe how each animal reacts to the oils. Usage good sense and profundity as you attempt various approaches.
  • Take unique care to not get essential oils in an animal’s eyes.
  • Avoid utilizing high-phenol oils such as Oregano and Thyme with any animals, specifically cats.
  • Usage unique care when utilizing essential oils with cats. Cats are likewise usually averse to citrus essential oils.


Your animal’s size impacts the quantity of oil you ought to utilize.

  • For smaller sized animals like cats and lap dogs, utilize 3– 5 drops. Make certain to water down 80–90 percent prior to application (for instance, for every single 1 drop of oil, utilize 4– 5 drops of a watering down representative, such as V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex).
  • For bigger animals, like big canines, begin with 3– 5 drops. Unless otherwise shown on the item label, dilution is unneeded.
  • For large animals, like horses and cattle, begin with 10 drops. Unless otherwise shown on the item label, dilution is unneeded.

Apply oils to yourself or diffuse to present animals to essential oils and assist them to get comfy.

  • Use oils around your animals, diffuse in their area, or use to your hands and let the animal odor them.
  • If your animal is tense or resistant to essential oils, attempt using an oil to yourself and hugging the animal for a number of minutes so it can get utilized to the fragrance.


Once they’re utilized to essential oils, animals can react well to topical application.

  • For cats and canines, paws are a terrific location to use essential oils.
  • For hoofed animals, we suggest application on the spinal column or flanks.
  • Attempt rubbing oils onto your very own hands then rubbing the animal’s fur.
  • For big or hard-to-reach locations, integrate essential oils with V-6 Grease Complex or water in a spray bottle for much easier application.
  • Animal Scents Ointment can be utilized to seal and secure locations where essential oils have actually been used topically.

Essential oils can be administered internally.

  • Some essential oils can be combined with your animal’s food.
  • For big animals, you can take out the bottom lip and drop oils straight into the mouth.

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* If your animal or animal has a recognized health problem, please consult your vet prior to administering essential oils.