We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Safe Plants. Despite this natural-sounding name, these products are by no means entirely safe. However, essential oils are very concentrated substances that are derived from plants, making them volatile and unsafe for ingestion by rabbits. But are all types of branches rabbit-safe? These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. It’s a eucalyptus oil blend that I got online from McMurray. ESSENTIAL OILS THAT ARE COMMONLY CONSIDERED UNSAFE FOR PETS. I have one sludgy bladder bunny and one bunny with a tendency for a mucky bum. Half of my sources say eucalyptus is toxic to rabbits; the other half say it's fine. Disclosure . is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon. Eucalyptus. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. It is best to avoid giving your rabbit any herb if you do not know whether it is safe for your rabbit. You should call these numbers to ensure that the product is safe for rabbits. Participant. Viewing 11 reply threads. so mustn't be good for them. Rabbits (and chinchillas, sugar-gliders and other small mammals) are hind-gut fermenters. While on the subject of potatoes, the 'eyes' of potatoes contain a toxin harmful to rabbits. ACV is an antibacterial antiseptic. The consensus from experts is to use caution when diffusing EOs around pets, … If you don't have a dog, you can hang shiny tape or strips from branches, or place inflated balls, whirlygigs, or other moving objects in the yard to startle deer with sudden movement. Even clover is alright, as long as it’s only taken in small amounts. This is not an all inclusive list, and some sources do not agree. Can Tea Tree Oil Cause Your Hair to Fall Out? Essential oils are potent and can be dangerous if misused. Not everything growing in a garden is good for your rabbit though, some common plants can be quite dangerous! So caution should be used when using those oils around bunnies. i can't use it because it stings like mad. Copyright © 2020 The Miracle of Essential Oils, All Rights Reserved . Too much clover can cause an upset stomach in rabbits, and those with especially sensitive tummies can even suffer from bloating. Essential Oils Toxic for Cats, Dogs, Rabbits, Birds . Colds Try 1 drop of Tea Tree, Peppermint or Eucalyptus essential oil, diluted in 10 ml of base oil or olive oil, massage into fur on back and chest area. Apple Cider Vinegar. Eucalyptus. All information provided is without warranty or guarantee. Garlic. It supports healthy metabolism and stimulates the gallbladder. This is its effects working too hard and if left unnoticed, the rabbit may dehydrate. The Eucalyptus tree if found in Indonesia, Australia, New Guinea and a few other countries. To help your garden or rabbit area stay a rabbit safe zone, here's a list of 33 poisonous plants that could harm your rabbit. While they smell great, they can cause grave health problems should your bunny ingest them. You may use almond, apricot kernel, fractionated coconut, jojoba or avocado oil. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Eucalyptus, Hemlock, Hog wort, Holly, Jasmine, Lily of the valley, Milkweed, Mistletoe, Nutmeg, Oak leaves, Poppy and; Ragwort. In extreme doses, comfrey can cause diarrhea. Anybody know anything about the properties of the leaves/branches and whether I should let them have any more? I know that many oils can be toxic to cats, so I figured I should check about dogs too. Garlic contains N-propyl disulfide, a toxin that causes: Homeowners enjoy filling their home with the scent of eucalyptus branches, however it is also toxic to dogs. There are many plants and foods that are toxic to rabbits or extremely unhealthy to the point of where they just shouldn’t be offered. Please make sure you avoid giving this plant to a rabbit. No, you cannot feed this plant to your rabbit. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. (If you burn eucalyptus, you get a very warm fire, due to this oil. If it says "unverified" then we have only had one/two sources indicate that they fed their rabbits it. There are many plants and foods that are toxic to rabbits or extremely unhealthy to the point of where they just shouldn’t be offered. Eucalyptus Oil; Pennyroyal Oil; Peppermint Oil; Pine Oil; Sweet Birch Oil; Wintergreen Oil ; Ylang-Ylang Oil; It may seem odd that peppermint oil is on this list, as rabbits can safely eat the peppermint herb. Tea tree 5. Some branches, such as apple, maple, sycamore, cotton and pear trees are safe for rabbits to chew on. Eucalyptus contains compounds that are poisonous to most animals. When in doubt, do without any chemicals. At the vet the rabbit will be given IV fluids to help rid the chemicals from their system. Anise 2. Chewing on rabbit-safe branches can keep your rabbit mentally and physically stimulated. In addition to getting rid of the smell, getting your rabbit altered is good for a number of health and behavior reasons. It is extremely poisonous to a rabbit and will harm them if they were to eat it. It supports the immune system, good for the stomach, feed as a general tonic. When your baby is congested, you can feel helpless. FurryFacts.com website was created to give pet owners all the information they need when it comes to what they can and cannot feed their pets. Because of their especially sensitive respiratory tracts, birds are at particular risk when using essential oil diffusers. Litter train your rabbit. The chief concern with rubber mulch is the same as other hardwood mulches: choking. eucalyptus; hemlock; hogwort; holly; jasmine; lily of the valley; milkweed; mistletoe; nutmeg; oak leaves; poppy ; ragwort; Ragwort is pretty but it is not safe for your rabbit to eat. Obviously, you don’t want them chewing on your furniture or your baseboards, but you also want to make sure your bunny isn’t chewing on any toys or chews that are toxic or unsafe. Sprays do not contain enough of these compounds to bother them, however. I have one sludgy bladder bunny and one bunny with a tendency for a mucky bum. There is not very much information on the internet that I can feel I can trust regarding the subject of smelling eucalyptus oil. So do avoid feeding eucalyptus to your bunny. Revolution, available only by prescription, treats fleas and mites safely. The plant has a calming effect on rabbits Comfrey is a good source of vitamin A and good for pregnant and nursing does. It is a digestive aid, helps with wool block and is used for many other things. Does anyone know for sure? Hay or grass should make up the bulk of a bunny’s diet – their digestive systems depend on it. These cookies do not store any personal information. This is why when you are using essential oils for rabbits, I recommend that you exercise great caution. Remember, these herbs are fatal to your rabbit. A large, noisy dog is a good deer deterrent. Whether diffusing essential oils is safe for pets is slightly more complicated than a simple "yes," or "no," says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Disclaimer . All information is from the article “Medicinal herbs for rabbits” on the Rise and Shine Rabbitry website riseandshinerabbitry.com ELDER FLOWER – Good as a Respiratory expectorant and fevers. In practice, a little guidance can go a long way in ensuring a healthy, balanced diet. There are some drawbacks, however. Anybody know anything about the properties of the leaves/branches and whether I should let them have any more? Wintergreen For a full list of essential oils not safe for rabbits, please see: Never Use These Essential Oils for Pets How to Use Essential Oils for Rabbits Rubber mulch is considered safe for pets, although some concern has been expressed in the past about the chemicals it may contain. Although we believe the product to be safe, we are aware of differing opinions regarding the merits of eucalyptus as an ingredient in small animal treats, so we have decided to err on the side of caution and stop selling them. Star anise, tea tree, wintergreen, thyme, clove, oregano, yarrow, onion, and garlic as well as all of the ones listed as hot or toxic oils listed for humans should always be avoided in rabbits. The bulk of fresh foods should be made up of leafy greens (about 75% of the fresh part of the diet). Rabbit-safe flowers include cauliflower, broccolini, broccoli, nasturtium, roses, daylilies, snaps, chamomile, and calendula. To help you in your search for safe chewables, we’ve rounded up a list of wood and other materials that are safe for rabbits. Any leafy green that is safe for a human or a horse to eat is safe for a rabbit to consume. Whatever you do, don't try to save money by buying a cheap knock-off of Advantage. We try to use information from the most reliable sources. These herbs are completely safe for your rabbit. Essential oils, though completely natural and medicinal in nature, are highly potent and concentrated. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center wants you to know all the facts about these products, and what you can do to keep your pets safe! Weekly information to keep pets healthy and safe. This number should also provide antidote information should it become necessary. The amount of misinformation on the web is frustrating. Notes: *Raw, Unfiltered, with “The Mother”100% natural, safe internally and externally, can’t overdose on it –but if mixed strong, rabbits may not drink it They suggest that using a diffuser in an area inaccessible to your pets for a short period is "not likely to be an issue." While they smell great, they can cause grave health problems should your bunny … The names given are the common names, and I've given all the… Yes, it is – but in very small amounts and with heavy dilution. When used on or around pets, the following Essential Oils are often reputed to cause skin irritation, breathing difficulties, uncomfortable cooling effects, changes in alertness, weakness or fatigue, stumbling, vomiting, and paralysis, among various other potential effects. 4- Thyme: It is perfect for treating pain relief, arthritis and has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. it is so strong it must sting in an already inflammed nose. So make sure your good on that (fireplace screens and that type of stuff). Is Eucalyptus Good Firewood Yes. Please make sure you avoid giving this plant to a rabbit. Further to your recent e mail regarding Woodlands Eucalyptus Sticks for Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Hamsters 80gm. The eucalyptus oil causes depression, diarrhea, excessive drooling, lethargy and vomiting. C.R on March 20, 2019 at 1:18 am Thank you for the clarification. Images used on websites are stock photos legally downloaded from Shutter Stock & Pixabay. Keep your bunny healthy and entertained with safe toys and chews. Reply . poisonous), peppermint, eucalyptus or other herbs. Unfortunately, rabbits are so sensitive to tea tree oil that it does more harm than good. Author. Babies don’t know how to blow their noses. Join me as we explore how essential oils can add quality to our lives! This is the complete list of safe wood for rabbits. Zucchini is a good vegetable to be fed to rabbits. 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