Essential Oil Toxins

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We have had several inquires regarding the use of essential oils in a home with pets.  While there is still much research yet to be done, The Animal Emergency Hospital of Novi has compiled a listed of known toxic or potentially toxic essential oils. 

 

Known Toxic:

Armoise

Bitter Almond

Boldo Leaf

Buchu

Calamux

Horseradish

Lanyana

Large Wormwood

Pennyroyal

Southernwood

Tansy

Thuja

Tree Wormwood

Western Red Cedar

Wormseed

Wormwood

 

Potentially Toxic (Dose/Exposure Dependent)

Basil

Bay Leaf

Birch

Citrus

Cinnamon Bark

Clove Leaf

Corn Mint

Hyssop

Myrrh

Oregano

Peppermint

Pine

Sassafras

Savin

Savory

Tarragon

Tea Tree

Wintergreen

Ylang Ylang

 

This list is not totally inclusive.  This is a new field that is just starting to be looked into in the pet world.  If you have any concerns about possible exposure, please contact our office.