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Essential Oils Question

Discussion in 'Advanced Tortoise Topics' started by HappyHermanns, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    My daughter gave me an oil diffuser a couple years ago for Christmas. It had a very pleasant scent. I used it for a year or so in my living room (until the oils were all absorbed and diffused) and I have baby tortoise habitats right in the next room during the winter. I never noticed anything with any of the baby tortoises. I think the oils were just some sort of a scented product, and probably not "essential" oils.
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    saginawhxc Well-Known Member

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    Also keep in mind that our life expectancy is constantly lengthening as our obsession with junk food becomes more prevalent.
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    saginawhxc Well-Known Member

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    I just saw that you lost your tortoise AFTER posting that last comment. I'm sorry you lost your tortoise, I'm sorry that I'm making jokes two posts after you said that, and I'm sorry I didn't check the whole thread before posting another reply.
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  4. dmmj

    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    non essential oils would not be a good marketing plan
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    Optional oils anyone?
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    maggie3fan Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I was already an adult in the 60's, and most of that organic or essential oils is crap. And it WILL kill small house birds, parakeets and canaries. So will incense.......move to Oregon and get MM for your pain. It works. And doesn't bother the torts or the birds.......o_O
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    I was just thinking of asking my dentist if it was safe to clean my toothbrush daily in hydrogen peroxide. I guess this answers that question.
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    I'm so sorry to read this.
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    maggie3fan Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    But the idea that I'm 70 and have been brushing my teeth with airborne poop??? Makes me wanna put a cork in it.
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    Pretty gross, right? When I was in science class as a child, I heard that when you smell something it is because tiny particles of it are entering your nose. I kept my hand over my nose for a week after that!
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    maggie3fan Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    So now you're saying, it's not only going in my mouth via brushing, but breathing is putting poop into my lungs as well. Thank you so much for that visual and mental image. I'm gonna eat a bunch of cheese and stay constipated until I die.....ewwww
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    well I'm a germaphobe so now I gotta go kill myself. :)
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    HappyHermanns Active Member

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    O! Thank you for being so sensitive!! :<3:
    I do not take offense at all!
    I completely understand how tough it can be to see all that is posted before replying.
    I have done it many times!!
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