• Wintergreen (can irritate gut)
  • Melaleuca (tea tree oil) (may cause extreme lethargy, loss of hind leg control, vomiting or fever)
  • Birch
  • Thyme (hot oil but may be used short term for with heavy dilution) (E)
  • Cinnamon (use with heavy dilution) (E)
  • Clove (except when heavily diluted for post oral surgery discomfort) (E)
  • Oregano (except when supporting dog challenged with Parvo – with heavy dilution) (E)
  • Soothing Blend (contains wintergreen)
  • Purifying Blend (contains melaleuca (tea tree oil))
  • Renewing Blend
  • Uplifting Blend
  • Any blends that contain melaleuca/tea tree oil or wintergreen. (See additional precautions in the next section.)


For puppies younger than 3 dilute heavily: same as for dogs under 10 lbs. guideline.

For puppies aged 3-6 months, dilute 1 drop of essential oil with 2 teaspoon fractionated coconut oil.

For pregnant, old, or sick dogs, use with caution and dilute.

For dogs prone to seizures, do not use:

  • Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Wintergreen
  • Camphor
  • Eucalyptus
  • Fennel
  • Melaleuca (Tea Tree Oil)
  • Tansy (Blue Tansy is okay)
  • Thuja
  • Thujone
  • Soothing Blend (has camphor & wintergreen)
  • Protective Blend (has eucalyptus)
If dog becomes distressed, drools, pants, whines and these symptoms do not stop or significantly diminish after an hour, go to your veterinarian immediately.