The healing and soothing properties of essential oils have been known for centuries. Distilled from raw plant matter, essential oils can be used to treat respiratory ailments likes asthma and irritating coughs; for skin conditions such as eczema or breakouts; to relieve stress and prevent anxiety; and to give your home a fragrant and inviting ambience that your guests will never want to leave.
Essential oils can be used for their health benefits in many ways but one of the most common and effective ways is diffusion. Diffusion is the release of essential oil particles into the air where they can be inhaled and absorbed.
Diffusers are often filled with water and drops of oil, or oil infused cartridges, and powered by battery or electrical outlet.
These diffusers are great but to do their job effectively they need to be properly cleaned and maintained after every use.
Why is it important to clean my diffuser?
Essential oil diffusers are often the unsung hero behind the fragrant home and the invigorated body. But while you’re enjoying the healing properties of your favourite essential oils, your diffuser may be suffering from neglect.
Over time and use, particles from the essential oils and scale from the water can build up and clog the mist vent, preventing your diffuser from working prope