Beware: Essential Oils and Pets Don’t Mix, Unless…

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At MONQ, we love our furry (and feathery and scaly and hairless) family members. So, it’s important to us to keep them safe and healthy! This is why it’s important to learn about the effects of essential oils and pets.

We’ve long known that essential oils and pets don’t always mix. Between the risk of ingestion, possible skin irritations from oils, and sensitive respiratory systems, we recommend exercising caution. And so do veterinarians, like Dr. Beth Malinich, featured in this news story. We agree with Dr. Malinich, they don’t mix—that is unless you have the right diffuser.

The Safe Way To Mix Essential Oils and Pets

At MONQ, our personal aromatherapy diffusers filled with blends like Zen, Forest, and Happy don’t release essential oil droplets into the air; they don’t store water (and so, they don’t spill); and you can control when and where they are used and how pets are exposed to aromatherapy. While we believe our diffusers are safe to use around your pets, you can choose—use your MONQ diffusers anytime, anywhere.


By Brooke Guarienti

Brooke is an aromatherapy enthusiast who’s favorite use of essential oils is through a portable diffuser created by MONQ. In her spare time, you can find her enjoying nature whether it be on a hike in the woods or relaxing on the lake.

Favorite MONQ blend: Relieve

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The above information relates to studies of specific individual essential oil ingredients, some of which are used in the essential oil blends for various MONQ diffusers. Please note, however, that while individual ingredients may have been shown to exhibit certain independent effects when used alone, the specific blends of ingredients contained in MONQ diffusers have not been tested. No specific claims are being made that use of any MONQ diffusers will lead to any of the effects discussed above.  Additionally, please note that MONQ diffusers have not been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. MONQ diffusers are not intended to be used in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, prevention, or treatment of any disease or medical condition. If you have a health condition or concern, please consult a physician or your alternative health care provider prior to using MONQ diffusers. MONQ blends should not be inhaled into the lungs.

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