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Oil Diffusers FAQ

On this page you will find frequently asked questions and answers related to Oil Diffusers. Frequently asked questions & answers in relation to Orders, Payments, Shipping & Returns are available on the General FAQ page. We also have some very interesting FAQ pages for: Aroma DiffusersReed Diffusers & Scented Soy Candles.

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A powered aroma diffuser releases controlled amounts of your favourite scent into the air to give the air an aromatherapy/scent effect.

What does a diffuser with oil do?

A powered aroma diffuser releases controlled amounts of your favourite scent into the air to give the air an aromatherapy/scent effect.

Nebulising scent diffusers give off the most unadulterated and clean scent effect possible. Our nebulising diffusers are available in a range of sizes to suit the area required.

What is the best oil diffuser?

Nebulising scent diffusers give off the most unadulterated and clean scent effect possible. Our nebulising diffusers are available in a range of sizes to suit the area required.

Look for an aroma diffuser with a nebulising function or cold air diffusion features. These types of aroma diffusers will give you the best overall performance, safety and ease of use.

What should I look for in an aromatherapy diffuser?

Look for an aroma diffuser with a nebulising function or cold air diffusion features. These types of aroma diffusers will give you the best overall performance, safety and ease of use.

Generally you can but beware of poor quality oils as they will not diffuse properly and may damage your scent diffuser. Low quality fragrances may also not be IFRA compliant and therefore not safe for human consumption.

Can you use any essential oil brand in a diffuser?

Generally you can but beware of poor quality oils as they will not diffuse properly and may damage your scent diffuser. Low quality fragrances may also not be IFRA compliant and therefore not safe for human consumption.

Essential oils have been shown to have powerful mood-altering properties due to increased relaxation, reduced stress and increased purchasing in retail environments. They also diffuse gorgeous smelling fragrance!

What are the benefits of essential oil diffusers?

Essential oils have been shown to have powerful mood-altering properties due to increased relaxation, reduced stress and increased purchasing in retail environments. They also diffuse gorgeous smelling fragrance!

Good quality oil diffusers work wonderfully to create a beautiful fragrance in any environment you choose.

Do oil diffusers really work?

Good quality oil diffusers work wonderfully to create a beautiful fragrance in any environment you choose.

Scent Australia Home aroma diffusers are made from the highest quality products to the highest manufacturing standards. They should last at least 5 years before an upgrade or replacement is needed.

How long do essential oil diffusers last?

Scent Australia Home aroma diffusers are made from the highest quality products to the highest manufacturing standards. They should last at least 5 years before an upgrade or replacement is needed.

Certain other brand diffusers may leave reside but a nebulising aroma diffuser from Scent Australia should leave no noticeable residue.

Do essential oil diffusers leave residue?

Certain other brand diffusers may leave reside but a nebulising aroma diffuser from Scent Australia should leave no noticeable residue.

A good nebulising diffuser combined with a quality diffuser oil should make your house smell very good indeed.

Do oil diffusers make houses smell good?

A good nebulising diffuser combined with a quality diffuser oil should make your house smell very good indeed.

Essential oils could be bad for you if you don’t use them correctly or you use essential oils such as eucalyptus and spearmint in very high concentrations. Synthetic fragrances on the other hand, such as those sold by Scent Australia Home are completely safe and IFRA compliant.

Are essential oils bad for you?

Essential oils could be bad for you if you don’t use them correctly or you use essential oils such as eucalyptus and spearmint in very high concentrations. Synthetic fragrances on the other hand, such as those sold by Scent Australia Home are completely safe and IFRA compliant.

This is not recommended as massage oil is not intended for use in scent diffusers.

Can massage oil be used in a diffuser?

This is not recommended as massage oil is not intended for use in scent diffusers.

This will depend on the size of the area you need scented, the chemical composition of the fragrance, and how long you run the diffuser. All of our fragrance oils have an “oil usage” table tab on the product page for that particular fragrance.

How long do essential oils last in an oil diffuser?

This will depend on the size of the area you need scented, the chemical composition of the fragrance, and how long you run the diffuser. All of our fragrance oils have an “oil usage” table tab on the product page for that particular fragrance.

Orange oil will make your home smell like fresh oranges! The orange is a citrus fruit and citrus has been shown to improve our mood so take a look here and if you like it give it a try!

What does orange oil do in a diffuser?

Orange oil will make your home smell like fresh oranges! The orange is a citrus fruit and citrus has been shown to improve our mood so take a look here and if you like it give it a try!

Yes, our ultrasonic diffusers give off water/humidity while they run. However if this is to be avoided switch to a nebulising diffuser instead such as a micro diffuser from Scent Australia.

Does an oil diffuser work as a humidifier?

Yes, our ultrasonic diffusers give off water/humidity while they run. However if this is to be avoided switch to a nebulising diffuser instead such as a micro diffuser from Scent Australia.

The only other thing to consider using in a diffuser would be pure perfume/aromatic oils which work in much the same way.

What can you put in a diffuser besides essential oils?

The only other thing to consider using in a diffuser would be pure perfume/aromatic oils which work in much the same way.

Certain smells have been proven to reduce anxiety and increase happiness so give them a try and see if they work for you. Hint try scents heavy in vanilla to relax you or citrus to lift your mood.

Do essential oils really work for anxiety?

Certain smells have been proven to reduce anxiety and increase happiness so give them a try and see if they work for you. Hint try scents heavy in vanilla to relax you or citrus to lift your mood.

Yes the plant derived substances in essential oils can have powerful properties ranging from anti-bacterial to antiviral and some of these can reduce stress and lift our emotions. 

Do essential oils actually do anything?

Yes the plant derived substances in essential oils can have powerful properties ranging from anti-bacterial to antiviral and some of these can reduce stress and lift our emotions. 

While essential oils may have powerful properties, it is best to consult a medical professional or at least an aromatherapist for advice about the healing properties of essential oils.

Do essential oils heal?

While essential oils may have powerful properties, it is best to consult a medical professional or at least an aromatherapist for advice about the healing properties of essential oils.

As long as you like until your desired scent level is reached.

How long should I diffuse essential oils?

As long as you like until your desired scent level is reached.

In their concentrated form they can be, however, once essential oils are diffused the dose rate will be much lower and is considered safe in most instances. All our aroma oils are IFRA compliant for your added peace of mind.

Are Essential Oils toxic?

In their concentrated form they can be, however, once essential oils are diffused the dose rate will be much lower and is considered safe in most instances. All our aroma oils are IFRA compliant for your added peace of mind.

As many as you like to achieve your desired scent level. We think it is always best to start with a few and increase to achieve the desired result.

How many drops of essential oil do you put in a diffuser?

As many as you like to achieve your desired scent level. We think it is always best to start with a few and increase to achieve the desired result.