Everyone is always on the lookout for an easy way to make our homes more comforting and relaxing. A way that we have found to accomplish this is to incorporate essential oil diffusers in our spaces to fill with aroma and to uplift or calm our energy. Are you feeling too stressed at work? Toddlers struggling to go to sleep? Loads of assignments and deadlines driving you crazy? Keep an oil diffuser close by. I know it can sound a little too easy but making these simple changes in your life can change your environment and therefore change your mood within that environment. It is a form of aromatherapy that actually calms your nerves and makes you less anxious or brings that stored energy that needs to come out. This has been backed by science as your olfactory nerve is directly wired to your limbic system-part of the brain, which controls our emotions and can make us calm and at peace. Oil diffusers help spread the natural oils into the air so your whole space can feel lively and fresh. Since we’re spending most of our time within the walls of our houses and rooms due to Covid, we don’t get access to fresh air as much as before so buying an oil diffuser makes all the more sense. If nothing else, it smells amazing! Before you go on and buy one, you need to know the types of essential oil diffusers out there, and so, we have listed them down for your convenience:
1- Nebulizing diffusers
This diffuser breaks down oils into particles through air pressure and is later passed out by a jet nozzle in a mist form. The best thing about this is that it does not change the chemical composition of oil or the scent, so no beneficial oils are lost in the process. The size of the particles is small enough to be used in aromatherapy or just for simple inhaling. It is really good for people with skin issues.
2- Ultrasonic diffusers
This oil diffuser makes use of water and electronic frequencies to release a controlled amount of oils to balance aroma and therapy. The good news for you is that it acts as a humidifier and a diffuser, so it is great for dry nights of winters since it cleanses and adds moisture in the air. It is highly recommended for people who struggle with insomnia.
3- Evaporative diffusers
These ones use airflow to disperse off essential oils in the space. How it works is that a fan blows air through a pad that has essential oil droplets on it, the air makes them evaporate and out into the room. The lighter particles will come out first since they evaporate easily, followed by denser particles which sometimes affect the therapeutic qualities of the oils. This diffuser is a little noisy since it has a fan, but it is pretty effective.
4- Heat Diffusers:
Using heat elements to diffuse oils into the atmosphere in a gradual process. Some diffusers use high levels of heat to produce a powerful aroma, but they may end up altering the composition of the oils a bit, so you would want to go for those with lighter heating. It works silently and is quite efficient according to the people who have used it.
To help you make the right purchase and save time and effort, the following are the top 5 best essential oil diffusers we highly recommend:
Blush Stone Diffuser by Vitruvi
This beautiful pink diffuser spreads around the aroma of essential oils gradually around your area and creates a comforting place. The matte terracotta color makes it look like a beautiful décor piece for your corner shelf or center table. Before turning it on, make sure the water reservoir is full and then add 15-20 droplets (depends on the intensity of the scent you want) of your favorite essential oils, put the cap and the ceramic cover back, and you are all set! You can set up the time according to your wish.
Viva Naturals Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser
This ultrasonic oil diffuser uses very little oil compared to other diffusers, and that means your oils can last for a lot more days! This scented oil diffuser makes your room smell like heaven; citrus oils are great to use in the daytime, and go for peppermint at night. For those with allergies, this is a great option as it reduces allergens and dust particles from your air. The LED lights are a great mood-uplifter, you can change the colors according to your mood or set the mood for the evening.
Asakuki Premium Essential Oil Diffuser
Hate refilling your oil diffuser? This essential oil diffuser has a capacity of 500 ml, which means it has a tank way bigger than most diffusers in the market. It contains seven light options and two mist modes so you can decide for yourself the kind of feel you want to go with on that particular day. From 60 to 120 minutes, the three time intervals means you don't have to get up from your cozy position on the couch to turn it on again every half hour later. It is an auto shut off as well.
Asakuki Smart Wi-Fi Essential Oil Diffuser
This oil diffuser can last for hours at a stretch, making it a perfect buy for people who work long hours or study for hours straight! The best part about this one is that it connects to wifi, which means you can control it through your phone or Alexa without getting up. It doesn’t get more convenient than this; trust me. You can change the light, turn the diffuser on and off, among other things.
VicTsing Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser
It works terrific for large areas like your drawing room filled with guests, even if it's just you. It comes with a detachable cord so you can move it around the house if you want. The fact that it is a diffuser plus humidifier makes it a great catch if you ask me. The standard and intense mist modes let you choose the aroma you want to create. It has excellent Amazon reviews if you still have any doubts!