Can dogs have Marjoram oil?

can dogs have marjoram oilNo



No, dogs are at high risk of poisoning if they ingest marjoram oil. Majoram oil is safer to use as a topical remedy for minor wounds and skin problems. It can also be diffused to alleviate anxiety and stress in dogs.


  • While marjoram oil is unsafe for ingestion, it has many beneficial uses for dogs. It has both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Marjoram oil calms the dog's body and mind during times of nervousness, panic, restlessness, excitement, or hyperactivity.
  • It eases canine depression and emotional distress, helps dogs relax, and improve their mood.
  • Marjoram essential oil is great for curing canine skin issues and minor wounds.


  • Dogs should not ingest marjoram essential oil as it can cause mild toxicity.


    • For topical use
  • For small dogs, dilute 1 drop of marjoram essential oil in 50 drops of carrier oil, and for large dogs, 2-3 drops for every 50 drops of carrier oil.

  • Put a few drops of the diluted oil into the affected area. Do this twice daily until the irritation is treated.
  • This solution can also be rubbed or sprayed on the dog.
  • Apply limited amounts of marjoram essential oil to the affected area in spots where your dog cannot easily lick it off.

  • In a diffuser

  • When diffusing marjoram essential oil, add 1 drop to your diffuser first and see if the dog likes it.

  • Run the diffuser intermittently when used as a pet aid, 10 minutes at a time, and give it 30 minutes to allow the air to clear after.
  • Do not leave it on for extended periods.

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