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Pet and EO

Post by Griepappy » Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:56 pm

Which oil do you recommend for skin tags & skin sores on dogs?

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Re: Pet and EO

Post by Julia » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:55 am

A veterinarian or naturopath who sees animals could be helpful in determining what is causing the spots and tags on your dog's skin.

Some oils that are generally supportive of the skin are:
Lavender - Lavender helps keep the skin clean, while it reduces swelling, and promotes the growth of new, healthy skin cells.
Chamomile (German or Roman)- also provides relief from swelling, pain relief, as well as promotes skin regeneration. Considered one of the gentlest oils.
Geranium - Used in the treatment of wounds, bruises, psoriasis, eczema, and acne, Geranium is a broad-spectrum oil for skin care. It is also is an insect repellent, in case bug bites are a problem. While it is non-toxic and non-sensitizing, some hypersensitive individuals may experience irritation.

All of these oils are non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing. All of Ananda's oils are therapeutic grade, such that even if your dog ingests the oils, it won't harm him.

Try this recipe:
1 ml Lavender
2 ml Chamomile
1 ml Geranium
2 oz. Sweet Almond Oil

Use a few drops at a time as a spot treatment. Start with once a day, and if no irritation appears, up the dosage to twice a day.

Best of luck to you and your Pup!

Thanks for posting! Please let us know if we can help further.

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Re: Pet and EO

Post by rosesofred » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:02 am

Our dog Konrad lived to the age av 17 years. Most time he was quite healthy. He was short haired so it was quite easy to keep him clean even when the wether was bad. He accepted to take a shower. We soon found out that we had to use some oil for the fur, especially when he often was in the shower. Otherwise he began to tear himself with his paw. I think he was about three years old when the tearing became worse although it was summertime and we did not have to wash him so often. During the autumn it became worse and we did not know what to do. A friend practice with akupunktur and suggested that we should test this. And so we did. I was amazing to se the dog completely relax for half an hour. After ten treatments Konrad was OK. We had do this once more some years later. So we learn that oil was necessary for the daily care and acupuncture could do something extraordinary in more difficult situations.

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