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Respiratory problems


Respiratory problems

Essential oils for cats

Cats are particularly sensitive to essential oils. Their organisms lack an enzyme called glucuronosyltransferase that is indispensable in the degradation and elimination of phenols (?)and other molecules present in certain plants. However, this does not mean all essential oils are contraindicated for cats. Mostly used in inhalations(?), some can be very interesting in the treatment of the respiratory issues associated with cat flu. This administration mode eliminates discharge by fluidifying it and brings respiratory comfort by fighting bronchial spasms.

Among essential oils, some are very interesting in the treatment of the respiratory issues associated with cat flu:

  • myrtle(?): anti-infectious and expectorant(?) properties that help to evacuate bronchial and antispasmodic(?) discharges. It is used to fight sinusitis(?)  and bronchitis(?).

  • Maritime pine: anti catarrhal properties (inflammation that engenders an increased discharge of mucus), anti-infectious, expectorant(?) and antispasmodic(?). It also stimulates the immune system(?).

  • Tea tree (melaleuca): anti-infectious, antifungal(?), and antiviral(?) properties. It helps the action of certain antibiotics(?).

  • Bitter orange tree: soothing and antispasmodic(?)  properties.



That you ask yourself about your companion

Cat coryza

Essential oils for cats: precautions?

How to do an inhalation for cats?

When and how regularly should I use Respicat?

When should I see my veterinarian?

MP LABO recommends

The following products


Animal respiratory environment modifier