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An Introduction to Essential Oils for Animals

Course Description

€25,  £25, $25

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Learn what essential oils are and how to use them safely with animals. Watch Nayana Morag demonstrate how to help  your animals self-select the right oil for every occasion, and how to make your own natural flea repellent. At the end of this short course you will feel confident in your ability to use essential oils for your animals, without causing harm. This course is the first step on the Aromatic Animal learning path,  and the full price will be refunded when you enrol in any further courses.


Best Essential Oil For Animals

Course Format

This online course allows you to study any time, any place. Access to each lesson opens as you complete the previous one, allowing you to set your own pace. You can ask questions in the comments that will be answered personally by Nayana. The course is presented in 3 lessons that include written text, videos and a short quiz to integrate learning.

You Will Learn

  • How essential oils work and why they are such an effective tool in maintaining animal wellness
  • How animal self-selection (zoopharmacognosy) works, and why it’s the safest method to use with animals
  • The ABC of animal aromatherapy, how to choose the right essential oil for your animal’s needs, safe dilution and more.
  • How to make a 100% natural flea/fly repellent that works

This Course is for You

If you would like your animals to benefit from the healing power of essential oils but are concerned about safety and confused by all the conflicting information, this course is for you. Learn the basics of safe and effective use from an expert with 20 years experience in animal aromatherapy. If you are a pet parent, you will love this course. If you work with animals you will be able to safely integrate the benefits of aromatics alongside your other skills. If you would like to build a sound knowledge of natural animal health using aromatics this a great place to start.


Lesson 1

All About Essential Oils

This lesson introduces you to the tools of the trade. The better you know and understand what goes into making an essential oil, the more confident you will be in what you can, and can’t, do with them. Here we give you a little background on essential oils, what they are and how they work, and their history of use with animals.

Essential oils for horses

Lesson 2


Learn how and why zoopharmacognosy works, and how you can use it to help your animals. Animals have an innate ability to know what they need for health, this is known scientifically as zoopharmacognosy (Greek: animal-medicine-knowledge). learn how to use this natural instinct and allow the animal to select the oils he needs.


Lesson 3

Let's Get Topical

This lesson shows you how to make a simple water based gel, that can be adapted to any topical application. Some conditions, such as itchy skin, wounds, or parasite control call for a topical application. Watch Nayana demonstrate how to make a fly repellent that you can adapt to many other situations as well.


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Course Benefits

Print lessons

The lessons are simply written and beautifully presented and can be printed out if you prefer.


This course is your first step on the Aromatic Animal learning path. If you choose to continue, the price of this course will be discounted from the next one.


Upon completion of all the lessons and quizzes. You will receive a downloadable certificate of completion

Essential oil profiles

Download the full profiles of 10 commonly used essential oils so you can refer to them any time you need.


Each lesson includes a short quiz to help integrate learning. You can repeat the quiz as many times as you like.

Visual Learning

Watch Nayana demonstrate in  Video tutorials that show you clearly how to use the essential oils safely

Expert Teacher

Nayana has been teaching courses on essential oils for animals since 2000 and is author of several books. She is available to answer any questions you have on the course.


Learn how to make your own natural flea and fly repellent. Get a recipe and instructions that can be infinitely adapted



I enjoyed the course immensely and found the information to be very informative. Frankly, I never knew that I had to let my dog select her own oils. Now I do, thank you!
Thank you for this course – I’ve enjoyed taking it and learnt a lot! It has also increased my interest in essential oils further!
Thank you for producing this great introduction! I learned a lot about using oils and about animals in general.
Cindy Aroma
Thank you for this informative lesson! I already use essential oils for my animals and have a business with essential oils. This added to my knowledge, and I am very grateful.
Wonderfully presented and informative. Thank you very much.
Thank you for offering this intro! The information is interesting and well presented. Knowing the proper method to use zoopharmacognosy is a huge help!
Absolutely wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge. I have 2 rescue horses, one of whom is blind. He adores patchouli eo which is said to help ground a horse and help him find his feet
Many thanks to you, Nayana, for so generously sharing this information with us! A super start for working with animals and EOs. I’m ordering your book now! :o)
Really enjoyed the course, gave me a good start in an area that I am really interested. Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge.