You love your diffuser but are you harming your pets?
“Are essential oils used in diffusers toxic to pets?” The answer is complicated by the varying tolerance levels of each species or breed. Some essential oils are toxic to all pets, or only some dog breeds, or species such as cats, rabbits, birds, aquarium fish and other small animals.
Pets that are most sensitive to diffused essential oils
Animals that haven’t reached maturity (Juveniles)
Breeds with respiratory challenges, such as “flat-faced” breeds
Common Diffuser Essential Oils that may be Toxic to
Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Birds, Fish, Reptiles and Small Pets
This is not a comprehensive list of all essential oils that may be toxic to pets, but it does cover some of the most popular diffuser oils.
Tea Tree Oil
Citrus (including orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit)