Aromatherapy

WHAT IS AROMATHERAPY?

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Aromatherapy is a lot more than making your dog smell pretty. Essential oils are the potent liquids which are derived from the breakdown of the internal structure of various plants. They have extremely powerful medicinal properties. These oils can be used therapeutically for the treatment of both physical and behavioral issues in dogs.

Essential Oils, when used to treat dogs, should always be diluted as directed (usually at a ratio of 1:100) in carrier oil. Essential Oils blended with carrier oil, can be used topically, internally, or through Inhalation.

Many of these oils have antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, or detoxifying abilities and can be emotionally stimulating or sedating.

When used as directed, essential oils can be extremely beneficial to a dogs overall health and wellbeing.

Topical Use

Our Essential Oil Blends, once diluted with your carrier oil, can be applied topically via massage. The oils penetrate the skin and allow the medicinal qualities to be absorbed and carried through the bloodstream. Depending on the carrier oil you choose, additional benefits to your dog’s coat, skin, and nails can be gained along with the benefits from the massage itself.

Internal Use

We do not recommend using any essential oils internally without the supervision of a holistic veterinarian. Though essential oils offer many benefits, they are potent and can be dangerous if used incorrectly. We do carry a specially formulated Stress Relief Spray and Total Oral Care Spray which can be safely used internally by spraying directly into your dog’s mouth or adding it to your dog’s water.

Inhalation

There are various means of treating your dog though Aromatherapy. Remember though to always give your dog an escape route from the scent and to use for no longer than two weeks at a time (allowing your dog at least a week’s rest form scents).

One method of safe aromatherapy is the use of our Blended and pre-diluted Essential Oil sprays. They can be applied to your dog’s bedding, your hands before grooming, lightly on dogs coat, or a variety of other applications.

Our 100% Pure Essential Oil Blends can also be used through a diffuser or hydrosol. Our Hydrosol Room Diffuser is a water based system designed to gently diffuse our essential oils at a very low ratio throughout an area.

This diffuser is designed to be safe for use in households which are shared with cats, birds, or other small animals; as they can be even more sensitive than your canine companion.

OUR BLENDS: EXPLAINED

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Each of our 10ml Essential Oil Blends are a 100% pure proprietary combination of Therapeutic grade essential oils. They have been chosen and combined to offer your dog the safest and most therapeutic treatments and to enhance the overall health and well-being of your pet. Our oils were specifically chosen for their medicinal and therapeutic qualities; in addition they offer various aromatic benefits to your dog’s overall well-being.

Product Ingredient Benefits
Good Dog Geranium (Pelargonium) Relieves stress and promotes inner peace, calms irritability
Basil (Ocimum Basilicum) Promotes courage and relieves anxiety
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Brings deep relaxation and inspires compassion and gentleness
Mellow Dog Benzoin Resinoid (Styax Benzoin) Creates a sense of inner tranquility and relieves tension
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Brings deep relaxation and inspires compassion and gentleness
Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata) Revitalizing, Eases emotional stress and promotes a sense of well being
Senior Dog Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus) Relieves anxiety, irritability and insomnia
Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) Invigorating, relieves nervous tension
Cedarwood (Cedrus) Calms nerves, eases frustration, renews inner strength
Geranium (Pelargonium) Relieves stress and promotes inner peace, calms irritability
Smelly Dog Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia) Releases emotions and energizes
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) Revives depleted energy and energizes
Lemon (Citrus Lemon) Mood enhancer, regulates mood, creates focus

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