Aromatherapy has been around for a long time. Ancient civilizations all over the world used aromatherapy—and essential oils in general—for all kinds of purposes. Due to the advances in science, aromatherapy relegated to the sidelines as alternative medicine. Nevertheless, the benefits of diffusing essential oils are undeniable.
Diffusing Essential Oils
Essential oils are highly potent liquids, so immense caution is needed when using them. Believe it or not, there is a right way to use essential oils.
The safest way to use and get the benefits of essential oils is through aromatherapy. With aromatherapy, essential oils are released into the air and enter through the nasal passages. The effectiveness of aromatherapy depends primarily on the type of diffuser you use.
The nebulizing diffuser is the most efficient diffuser on the market at the moment. Instead of water or heat, which dilutes and alters an essential oil’s chemical composition respectively, this diffuser uses pressurized air to release particles of essential oils into the air. Those particles you inhale are in their purest form. If you are after the health benefits of essential oils, the nebulizing diffuser is your best choice.
99 Reasons To Diffuse Essential Oils
If you’re still skeptical about the abilities of essential oils to promote health and overall well-being, here are 99 reasons you should start diffusing essential oils.
- All-Natural And Non-Toxic
Essential oils are extracted from plants and other plant parts, so they are natural and non-toxic. It is completely safe to inhale them.
- Pleasant, Customizable Scent
Essential oils are known for their scent. You are guaranteed to love at least one essential oil’s aroma. On top of that, you can combine different essential oils to create a unique scent.
- Safest Way To Use Essential Oils
Aromatherapy requires a bit of research, but other than that, it is easy to do.
- Natural Air Purifier
Some essential oils have antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties that make them powerful against air toxins. They don’t just mask the smell; they also destroy bacteria, antigens, and dust particles.
- Air Freshener
When dispersed with a nebulizing diffuser, essential oils can cover a large area and keep it smelling fresh for a long time. They can mask the smell of even the strongest food odors.
- Helps Maintain A Welcoming Atmosphere For Guests
All homes have their own scent, and no one wants their home to smell musky or unpleasant. Create your own signature scent by combining essential oils and diffusing them all over your home. This way, you can create a welcoming atmosphere for your guests.
- Doubles As House Perfume
Essential oils smell great, and their scent stays long after you have turned off your diffuser.
- Natural Disinfectant
Essential oils can be used to disinfect surfaces they land on, thanks to their antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, and antiviral properties. Some essential oils that are perfect for this purpose are tea tree oil, eucalyptus, and lemon.
- Fight Fungus At Home
Fungus sometimes grows in hard-to-reach areas, but you can prevent this with antifungal essential oils.
- Deodorize Stinky Shoes
Eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree, and lavender essential oils have strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. They can fight bacteria and fungi that cause foul odors. They can help get rid of the odor in your shoes and replace it with a more pleasant smell.
- Mosquito Repellant
Mosquitoes are potential carriers of dengue and malaria. You can keep them away without DEET by diffusing citronella, lavender, and peppermint essential oils.
- Car Freshener
Instead of using chemical-based air fresheners for your cars, why not use your favorite essential oil? You can base your choice on the essential oil’s scent or benefits. You could also mix several essential oils to suit your needs.
Many essential oils have antimicrobial properties that prevent microbes from festering in your home.
- Nonflammable Alternative To Scented Candles
Safety is the number one priority at home, especially if you have kids or pets. Prevent your family members from nudging a candle diffuser or an aromatherapy candle and starting a fire by using a nebulizing diffuser instead.
- Boosts The Immune System
Essential oils work in many ways to support your immune system. Antiviral and antibacterial essential oils keep your home free from viruses and bacteria, while essential oils like lavender help you maintain a healthy sleeping schedule. Others such as clove and cinnamon essential oils directly stimulate the immune system.
- Prevent The Spread Of Colds And Flu
Reduce your family’s susceptibility to colds and flu during flu season by diffusing essential oils with disinfectant properties. The Burglars essential oil blend, which contains clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils, is great for this purpose.
- Decongest Nasal Passages
Colds and flu are inevitable. Make symptoms more bearable with eucalyptus and ginger essential oils.
- Soothe Sore Throat
Oregano and peppermint essential oil can both soothe sore throat and inhibit the growth of bacteria and viruses.
- Sinusitis Remedy
Antiviral and antibacterial essential oils like lavender and peppermint oil can provide temporary relief from sinus infections.
- Substitute To Vicks VapoRub
With eucalyptus and peppermints’ expectorant properties, you will have no need for Vicks VapoRub.
- Helps With Allergies
Whether you have allergic rhinitis or seasonal allergy, you can diffuse lavender, eucalyptus, and tea tree essential oils to minimize symptoms.
- Recovery From Workout
You can relieve painful, sore muscles after a workout by diffusing lavender, ginger, peppermint, and/or eucalyptus essential oils in your nebulizing diffuser. Their anti-inflammatory properties will help with blood circulation and ease swelling.
- Boost Confidence
Diffuse jasmine essential oil at home or in the car on your way to work or an interview to increase your confidence.
- Stress Relief
De-stress at home the natural and healthy way with lime, lavender, and ylang-ylang essential oils. These promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety.
- Increased Motivation
- Promotes Mental Clarity
Rosemary, sage, and basil essential oils can help your mind stay sharp even after a stressful day. Diffuse these essential oils daily for mental strength.
- Helps With Meditation
Essential oils with calming effects can get you in the right mindset to meditate. Try our Serenity essential oil blend.
- Improve Your Mood
For days when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, turn things around with lavender, orange, or frankincense essential oil.
- Uplift Your Spirits
Have you or your loved ones been feeling down lately? Diffuse patchouli, sandalwood, and clary sage essential oils to reinvigorate yourself.
- Helps Manage Anxiety
- Helps Manage Symptoms Of Depression
- Relieve Muscle Tension
Peppermint, cypress, and ginger essential oils all have anti-inflammatory properties that can help relieve pain from muscle tension.
- Soothe Sore Joints
Chamomile, eucalyptus, and peppermint are anti-inflammatory essential oils, so they can soothe sore joints.
- Improved Cognitive Function
Lavender and peppermint essential oils work to keep the brain healthy so you can stay mentally sharp until old age.
- Improve Memory
Improve your kids’ memory recall by diffusing rosemary essential oil regularly, especially the night before an exam.
- Appetite Control
If you aim to eat a healthy diet and avoid junk food, try diffusing peppermint or cinnamon essential oil to curb your cravings.
- Assists With Weight Loss
Add lemon essential oil to your favorite blends if you are trying to lose weight. Lemon essential oil promotes weight loss.
- Relieves Headache
Combine lavender and peppermint essential oils in your nebulizing diffuser to ease headaches or migraines away.
- Fights Fatigue
Don’t let yourself suffer from fatigue for long. Fight exhaustion with peppermint essential oil.
- Increases Energy
If you find yourself depleted of energy in the middle of the day, try peppermint, tangerine, and rosewood. You can get back on your feet with our Energy essential oil blend.
- Improves Athletic Performance
Spearmint and sweet orange essential oils help enhance athletic performance.
- Increases Alertness
Perk up your senses with jasmine essential oil.
- Helps With Concentration
Improve your focus with lemon and cedarwood essential oils.
- Helps With Insomnia
Diffuse lemon balm essential oil an hour before bedtime to help you regain a healthy sleeping pattern.
- Deep, Restful Sleep
You can combine lavender essential oil with lemon balm essential oil to have a restful sleep throughout the night.
- Prevents Snoring
Is your or your partner’s snoring disruptive? Eucalyptus will help clear up nasal passages and prevent snoring.
- Relieves Spasms
Marjoram and peppermint essential oils can relieve muscle spasms caused by overexertion or muscle tension.
- Stimulates Imagination And Creativity
Have a deadline to beat? Add a few drops of ruby grapefruit essential oil in your nebulizing diffuser and experience the difference it can make.
- Helps With Indigestion
Ginger and peppermint essential oils are the go-to for cases of indigestion.
- Alleviates Constipation
You don’t always need to take medication for constipation. Try diffusing ginger essential oil instead.
- Alleviate Symptoms Of Premenstrual Syndrome
Cramps, fatigue, irritability, lower back aches, and mood swings—all of these can be managed with the help of frankincense, clary sage, and grapefruit essential oils.
- Helps Balance Hormones
Hormonal imbalance caused by menopause comes with numerous side effects. Ease hormonal imbalance with clary sage, geranium, rose oil, fennel, and jasmine essential oils.
- Helps Manage Morning Sickness
Diffuse ginger essential oil every morning to help you manage morning sickness.
- Helps With Postpartum Depression
Sometimes, hormonal imbalance after pregnancy, coupled with the stress of being a new mom, leads to postpartum depression. Clary sage, geranium, neroli, and lavender essential oils can help manage the issue.
- Speeds Up Healing And Recovery
Lavender, calendula, and rosehip essential oils help increase the speed of healing and recovery throughout the body.
- Fights Nausea
Whatever has caused your nausea, treat it with peppermint and ginger essential oils.
- Provides Relief From Heartburn
Heartburn is not a pleasant feeling. Ease heartburn with a blend of lemon, peppermint, ginger, and orange essential oils.
- Prevents Bloating
Fennel and clary sage essential oils will help you prevent bloating.
- Helps With Irritant Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
IBS is a manageable condition. Try cardamom, grapefruit, and ginger essential oils.
- Prevents Motion Sickness
Enjoy car rides with the whole family by diffusing ginger essential oil in the car.
- Relieves Toothaches
Diffuse clove essential oil to temporarily relieve toothaches.
- Relieves Hangovers
You don’t need to suffer the whole day from a hangover. Go ahead and diffuse some grapefruit essential oil.
- Quells Jet Lag
Grapefruit essential oil can help restore your energy after a long flight.
- Helps Soothe Eczema
Reduce inflammation and itching from eczema with lavender and calendula essential oils. They can improve hydration and soothe the skin.
- Manage Psoriasis
Tea tree essential oil’s antibacterial properties help ward off infections and soothe inflammation due to psoriasis.
- Hydrate Dry Skin
- Minimizes Wrinkles And Age Spots
Support your skincare routine with frankincense essential oil.
- Boosts Blood Circulation
Boost blood circulation for better overall health. Add peppermint or eucalyptus essential oil to your favorite blend.
- Helps Manage The Side Effects Of Chemotherapy
Nausea and pain are among the most prominent side effects of chemotherapy. Try diffusing ginger and lavender essential oils after sessions.
- Helps Reduce Fluid Retention And Toxin Buildup
If you’re suffering from these conditions, try sweet orange essential oil.
- Helps With Palliative Care
Geriatric care can be made a bit easier with frankincense and lemongrass essential oils. These can help with pain management and anxiety.
- Reduces The Inflammation Of Acne
People with acne will also benefit from diffusing essential oils with anti-inflammatory properties, particularly tea tree essential oil.
- Helps With Asthma
Essential oils can minimize the symptoms of asthma by purifying the air. However, don’t use your diffuser during an attack.
- Helps With Chicken Pox
Itchiness is what makes chicken pox absolutely terrible. Reduce itching with bergamot essential oil.
- Calms Down An Upset Baby
If you’ve tried everything but nothing seems to calm your baby down, diffuse a small dose of lavender and chamomile essential oils.
- Relieve Symptoms Of Colic In Infants
Colic makes babies fussy. Ease their discomfort with a few drops of lavender and chamomile essential oils in your nebulizing diffuser.
- Repels Flies And Other Bugs
Citronella and peppermint essential oils repel various bugs, while cinnamon essential oil will keep ants from entering your home.
- Keep Mites Or Aphids Away From Houseplants
Diffuse lemongrass or clove essential oil near a plant to keep it free of mites or aphids.
- Train Your Cat With Basil Essential Oil
Is your cat stubborn? Keep them away from certain rooms or areas by diffusing basil essential oil in the area.
- Calms Down Pets
Most pets are agitated during thunderstorms, but you can keep them calm with lavender essential oil and some soothing music.
- Neutralizes Pet Odor
Don’t let your pet’s odor dominate your home. Diffuse eucalyptus, peppermint, and lavender essential oils to neutralize pet odor.
- Repels Fleas
Protect your pet with fleas by diffusing peppermint and cedarwood daily. These essential oils will cover your pet’s coat and naturally repel fleas.
- Helps Manage Pet Allergies
No need for cones—simply diffuse myrrh essential oil to soothe your furry friend’s itchy allergies.
- Promotes Healthy Skin And Coat
Cedarwood essential oil promotes healthy skin and coat in dogs.
- Alleviate Pain From Arthritis In Older Dogs
Alleviate your older pet’s pain due to arthritic joints with peppermint essential oil.
- Energize Tired Pets
Help your overweight dog lose a few pounds with energizing essential oils.
- Calm Down Overexcited Pets
If your dog is still overexcited at the end of the day, diffuse some clary sage essential oil to help them wind down.
- Keep Your Pet’s Metabolism Balanced
Help your pet stay at a healthy weight with spearmint essential oil.
- Helps With Gastrointestinal Issues In Cats
Spearmint essential oil also helps ease gastrointestinal issues in cats.
- Reduces Pet’s Obsessive Behavior
Support your pet’s training with sandalwood essential oil.
- Manages Aggressive Pets
Jasmine essential oil can reduce anxiety and aggression in pets.
- Promotes Healthy Lymphatic Flow
Tangerine essential oil and other citrus essential oils stimulate the lymphatic system.
- For A Romantic Mood
Patchouli essential oil in our Passion essential oil blend acts as an aphrodisiac that is perfect for date night.
- Helps With Erectile Dysfunction
Add pumpkin pie and lavender essential oils to the Passion blend to help stimulate blood flow in the genitals.
- Natural Antioxidants
Essential oils have antioxidants that help eliminate free radicals and prevent free radical damage.
- Helps With The Management Of Agitation For People With Dementia
Diffuse lavender and jasmine essential oils daily to reduce anxiety in patients with dementia.
- Improves The Appetite
Stimulate the appetite of older patients with citrus bliss, cardamom, and bergamot essential oils.
- Keeps You Cool During Summer
When the heat becomes unbearable, diffuse menthol essential oils such as peppermint and eucalyptus.
- Helps You Save Money
Regular diffusion of essential oils comes with various health benefits that can save you trips to the doctor.