Diffusing Essential Oils
Many of the artificial fragrances people bring into their homes are not good for health and well-being. Air fresheners and fragranced candles contain chemicals, estrogen disrupters, and even carcinogens! Using an aromatherapy diffuser is an excellent way to receive the benefits of essential oils. When you find the style of diffuser you want, the rest is easy. You just add a little water to the diffuser basin according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Add about 5 drops of your oil of choice or a synergy of oils. Plug it in, start it, and your senses will be in paradise.
How to Diffuse EO Without a Diffuser
You can even diffuse EO without an electric diffuser! Here are just 5 ways of many to try out:
- Inhale directly from an essential oil bottle by holding it a few inches from your nose and move your hand back and forth over it to waft the vapors towards your nose
- Use your hands by putting a drop of EO in your hand, rub your hands together, then cup your hands over your nose and inhale deeply
- Make room sprays! Search online for room spray recipes for a great way to refresh any area or even scent it like your favorite holiday memories.
- Create a facial steamer by pouring hot water into a bowl and adding a few drops of essential oil, cover your head and the bowl with a towel, and breathe deeply.