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Parrot Safe Air Freshener

Discussion in 'Parrot Chatter' started by DizzyBlue, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. DizzyBlue

    DizzyBlue Administrator Staff Member Admin

    Yest there really is a parrot safe one :) Have just noticed that the Lilac bushes are in flower!

    Makes a lovely room freshener and its parrot safe :aaaaa:

    Get out there and grab some!

    For those who don't know what it looks like its this stuff ... Grows as a bush or a largish tree if old enough. Comes in a few colours apparently there are some "designer" colours these days ....... anyways has a really lovely heady sweet scent.

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  2. Shirley

    Shirley Regular Member

    Oh yes Tash i remember you telling me as you know we have a tree at the back of us thank you for reminding me going to grab some asp .

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  3. Bob

    Bob Bird Whisperer Staff Member Admin

    Will have to raid the local tree :)
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  4. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Regular Member

    Daft question alert... are these parrot safe as in if they ate a large amount of it, it's perfectly safe?
  5. Heather2131

    Heather2131 Regular Member

    Are there any parrot safe essential oils?
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  6. shar0

    shar0 Regular Member Registered

    I would also like to know the answer to this question

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  7. dianaT

    dianaT Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Am not sure on this one maybe @DizzyBlue knows?
  8. DizzyBlue

    DizzyBlue Administrator Staff Member Admin

    It's the chemical composition of the oil that will make it either safe or not. Many of the cheap ones are definitely not safe and since when an oil is heated the chemical interaction changes it's a hit and miss affair if the one you chose is safe or not. Think of it this way ... teflon when cold = safe and overheated = killer, birds airways are far more specialised and efficient that ours
    There are however loads of flowing plants that are scented that are safe so that is why I use them. I would never forgive myself in experimenting and loosing one of my birdies.
    There was a book released regarding aromatherapy for birds hmm think it was back in 2014 or 2013 .....will see if I can locate it for you to consider :)
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  9. shar0

    shar0 Regular Member Registered

    Hi what is the name of this plant, is it just called lilac tree?? I'm not a gardener lol

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  10. TomsMum

    TomsMum Administrator Staff Member Admin

    @shar0 lilac is Scientific name: Syringa vulgaris,
    It's found as a shrub or tree.
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