DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser

Do you love the smell of essential oils, but don’t like the price tag? Or maybe you’re just looking for a fun project to do with your kids.

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Either way, we’ve got the perfect DIY oil diffuser for you! In this blog post, we will show you how to make your own reed diffuser oil diy project.

This is a great project for beginners, and it only takes a few minutes to complete. Plus, it’s a lot cheaper than buying one from the store!

What is an essential oil diffuser?

An essential oil diffuser is a device that helps to disperse essential oils into the air. Diffusers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all work to do the same thing – help you enjoy the benefits of essential oils. 

Create your own DIY Oil Diffuser

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Materials you’ll need to make a diy diffuser oil recipe:

  • .5 oz Glass apothecary bottle with cork or cap
  • 4 oz of Vegetable glycerine (available at any health food store such as Whole Foods)
  • 20 Drops lavender essential oil or your favorite essential oil scent
  • 7 Wooden kabob skewers (available at the grocery store)
  • Clear tape
  • 1″ Thick ribbon
  • Fresh rosemary sprig (optional)

How to make an essential oil diffuser step by step:

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Step 1: Creating an essential oil DIY diffuser.

Pour the 4 oz bottle of vegetable glycerine into glass bottle. 

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Step2: Add a few drops to your DIY essential oil diffuser

Add approximately 20 drops of essential oil of your choice. If using in your own home, place the reeds in the bottle, and enjoy!

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Step 3: Want to gift the diy diffuser for essential oils? Bundle the bamboo and add ribbon

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If giving as a gift, you’ll want to bundle the bamboo reeds together, and secure them with a band of tape at the midpoint. 

Then, you’ll want to attach the reeds to the bottle, so that it’s one concise package for your giftee. 

Wrap ribbon around the midpoint of the bundled reeds.

Step 4: Wrap the ribbon

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Then wrap the ribbon around the thickest point of the glass bottle, tie a bow, and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

 

When ready to use, unwrap the reeds from the ribbon, and place in the jar. 

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Wrap the ribbon around the bottle an extra time, and secure it in a knot or bow. 

The reeds will draw up the scented glycerine and release it into the air.

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There you have it! The easiest way to create an essential oil DIY diffuser for your home or for a loved one. We hope this was a fun project, and one that your whole home will benefit from.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ

What essential oils are safe to diffuse around dogs?

There are a few essential oils that are safe to diffuse around dogs. Some of these include: lavender, chamomile, and peppermint. diffusing these essential oils can help to calm and relax your dog. Just make sure to keep an eye on them, as some dogs may be more sensitive to certain essential oils than others

How to make diffuser oil?

There are a few different ways to make diffuser oil. One way is to mix together equal parts of carrier oil and essential oil. Another way is to add the essential oil to the diffuser first, then top it off with water. Whichever method you choose, just make sure that you don’t use more than 20 drops of essential oil.

How to use an oil diffuser?

To use an oil diffuser, simply add a few drops of your chosen essential oil (or oils) to the diffuser. then turn it on and enjoy the scent! You can also experiment with different essential oil combinations to create your own unique scent. Just make sure not to overload the diffuser, as this can cause it to stop working properly.

How much essential oil to add to diffuser?

When adding essential oils to a diffuser, it’s important not to use too much. We recommend starting with just a few drops, then increasing the amount if needed. Using too much essential oil can actually be harmful to your health, so it’s best to err on the side of caution.

How to use a diffuser with essential oils?

To use a diffuser with essential oils, simply add a few drops of your chosen oil (or oils) to the diffuser. then turn it on and enjoy the scent! You can also experiment with different essential oil combinations to create your own unique scent. 

Where to buy essential oil diffuser?

Essential oil diffusers can be bought from a variety of places. You can find them at health food stores, online retailers, and even some department stores. When buying a diffuser, make sure to choose one that is made from high-quality materials and comes with a warranty. 

How to make a reed diffuser with essential oils?

Making a reed diffuser with essential oils is a simple process. First, choose your favorite essential oil or combination of oils. Next, add a few drops of oil to the diffuser bottle. Then, insert the reeds into the bottle and allow them to soak up the oil. Finally, turn on the diffuser and enjoy the scent!