A fragrance diffuser is a type of scent payment that can be used to add fragrance to a room. The diffuser utilizes porous elements, such as a reed, which engage oil or perfume emitting a subtle fragrance. There is no heating or fire involved so that the oils to be released — so it’s safe. Most scent diffusers last less than 30 days or to oils and the solution has been absorbed or dried up. Most are inexpensive to make and offer a great way to add freshness and fragrance of a living area
- A glass bottle without a lid or cap.
- 1 oz of essential oils (or 2 oz fragrance oil).
- 2 oz of oil dropper.
- 1/4 oz of Dipropylene Glycol.
- 5-10 on eight-inch untreated diffuser reed stems.
Choose the essential oil of your fragrance diffuser. For a more cozy fragrance for the home choose scents with essential oils or fragrances with notes of spices, apple, wine, cinnamon, vanilla, pecan, cloves, and ginger. For a fresh tone try lemon zest, lily of the valley, jasmine, iris, wood, and tuberose. Fruity and relaxing choose; currant, apricot, and orange blossom. Tropical feel may include coconut oils, mangoes, bananas and vanilla.
Choose a glass bottle or upright container diffuser yours. These can come in many shapes and sizes. Choose a bottle that will hold at least five reeds and about 7 oz. of liquid.
Fill the bottle up with all the ingredients. Place Dipropylene glycol in the bottle first. Then start adding the essential oils or perfume oils. Feel free to mix and match scents to come up with a signature scent. Use a dropper to measure the correct amount of liquid.
Shake the mixture gently to combine all ingredients.
Place the reeds inside the bottle. Within 24 hours the reeds should begin to absorb the scent and begin to fill the room with fragrance. To get the scent started faster, take reed dipped in oil and turn them upside down.
Tips and Warnings
- Try buying some fragrances instead combinations, to this way it is easier to mix and match scents.
- Buy only pure essential oils. Diluted oils will provide a stronger scent.
- Fragrance oils are often less potent than essential oils. Many of the scents are generally combined with synthetic ingredients instead of all-natural fragrances.
- Fragrance oils may not last as long as essential oils in a diffuser.
- Keep this place and all of the oils out of reach of children and animals.
- Spills on clothing and furniture.
Recently, we had shared with you a pass on everything you wanted to know about aromatherapy. Today let go a little more in detail. Aromatherapy is common to aid of relaxation, promote peace and reduce stress. The nourishes our mind, body and spirit .There are plenty of examples when the smell has affected our thoughts and feelings in our daily lives, like the smell of lemon is said to increase our sense of personal well-being or the smell of freshly baked bread in the supermarket makes us hungry and buy more food.
Aromatherapy uses essential oils that are concentrated, naturally occurring chemical derived from flowers, trees and other plants, to promote personal relaxation. A large amount of plant material is required to obtain small amounts of essential oil. The way to detect the oil-producing the desired response in you is to smell each one individually and observe the physical and emotional reactions it evokes. Here are some aromatherapy essential oils for relaxation:
- Lavender – also known as “universal oil” it is the most popular of all essential oil. This has a soothing, earthy, slightly sweet and fresh floral scent. This is much admired for its relaxing and balancing effects, both physically and emotionally.
- Frankincense – It has a comforting warm and exotic aroma. It is often used for stress relief.
- Rose – This extremely versatile oil provides relief from both stress and depression. It is slightly more expensive than other essential oils that make an ounce of rose oil, the 60,000 roses necessary, and it is laborious.
- Chamomile – Both Roman and German types chamomile essential oils are well suited to calm nerves.
- Vanilla – It has the ability to soothe in pure relaxation and stimulate mental clarity.
Other aromatherapy oils for relaxation include patchouli, sandalwood, bergamot, cedar, geranium, jasmine and ylang ylang.