10 Great Ways to Use Essential Oils


8. Pet Care

Pets can also benefit from essential oils. Always be sure to purchase therapeutic grade oils as perfume grade may be harmful when applied topically or ingested. For a homemade flea treatment for dogs, combine 6 drops of Melrose essential oil with 2 drops of Palo Santo oil.

Add this to half a cup of distilled water and a tablespoon of liquid Castile soap. Avoid using this mixture on cats as pine and citrus oils can be toxic, but you can substitute the oils for either lavender or cedarwood.

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