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Diffuser Reviews Nebulizers Ultrasonic

Real Glass Oil Diffusers

You may have heard that essential oils are too harsh to be contained in plastic containers. Why, you might ask then, are most of the diffusers out there made of plastic? A fair question and one that may lead you to think that a glass oil diffuser is a better …
Diffuser Reviews Ultrasonic

The 8 Most Beautiful Ultrasonic Diffusers

For years diffusers were not known for their beauty. Many of them are made of plastics, have cheesy lights and an utilitarian look to them.  Several of them look like humidifiers.  Fortunately, there are a few companies that are rectifying this by offering pretty diffusers that will look like a …
Essential Oils

Antibacterial & Antiviral Effects of Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years. Stories have been passed down that suggest their effectiveness in preventing disease. Perfumers who worked with essential oils were noted for being resistant to illness, and grave robbers during the bubonic plague used aromatics to prevent getting sick while handling infected …


Safety Tips for Diffusers: Clean your diffuser if water or oils have been sitting for more than a day or two. Water quickly grows microorganisms, and some oils oxidize when exposed to air. Oxidized oils should not be diffused. Ultrasonics should be run for a maximum of 30 minutes, two …

Blending Tips

Creating your own therapeutic oil blends Blending oils yourself can help you target aromatherapy to your own needs. Choosing oils for a particular condition is not difficult, but you must also factor in which oils are safe for use and whether you have any allergies or sensitivities to an oil. …

Finding Quality Essential Oils

What to look for when shopping for oils When using essential oils for aromatherapy, it is important to choose pure, unadulterated oils. Essential oils are widely used in food and cosmetics and these industries demand consistency, so oils are sometimes altered so that they have the exact same chemical make-up …