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October 2010

Aromatherapy for Pets and Animals

Aromatherapy for PetsIt is important to recognize that animals are much different than humans. Like veterinary medicine, animal aromatherapy can and should be considered its own field... cats, dogs, birds, horses and other pets differ extensively. The same essential oils and blends that we use on ourselves are not always safe to use on our pets. Cats, for instance, are especially sensitive to essential oils. Many essential oils, most particularly tea tree, are said to be quite toxic to cats.

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Holistic Aromatherapy for AnimalsIn 2002, Kristen Leigh Bell published the text Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals. Kristen Leigh Bell is the most recognized expert in the safe utilization of aromatherapy with animals, and her book is the resource that I have the most confidence in when researching safe practices for animals. For more information, visit AromaWeb's detailed book description for Holistic Aromatherapy for Animals.


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Aromatherapy and Anosmia - Loss of the Sense of Smell

Aromatherapy and AnosmiaEvery so often, I receive emails from individuals with anosmia asking if aromatherapy can help them. Anosmia is the formal name for the loss of sense of smell. Holistic aromatherapy may benefit those with anosmia because aromatherapy utilizes the other benefits of essential oils that span beyond just their aromatic properties.

I'm pleased to finally write a brief article on the subject. Click here to read the full article on AromaWeb...


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