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Reed Diffusers FAQ

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A reed diffuser is a glass jar of fragrant scented oil generally mixed with a carrier oil to aid fragrance diffusion. Fragrance diffusion occurs as the oil mixture travels up highly absorbent reed sticks and evaporates into the surrounding environment. Our reed diffusers are available with most of our diffuser fragrances. You can take a look at our reed diffuser range here

What is a reed diffuser?

A reed diffuser is a glass jar of fragrant scented oil generally mixed with a carrier oil to aid fragrance diffusion. Fragrance diffusion occurs as the oil mixture travels up highly absorbent reed sticks and evaporates into the surrounding environment. Our reed diffusers are available with most of our diffuser fragrances. You can take a look at our reed diffuser range here

Generally a reed diffuser kit will last from 2–8 months depending on the type of carrier oil used. Refer to Scent Australia Home for a fantastic range of oil diffusers and scents as well as expert advice to help you chose the best diffuser and scents for your needs.

How long do the reeds last in a diffuser?

Generally a reed diffuser kit will last from 2–8 months depending on the type of carrier oil used. Refer to Scent Australia Home for a fantastic range of oil diffusers and scents as well as expert advice to help you chose the best diffuser and scents for your needs.

In concentrated form reed diffuser oil is considered toxic, but when diffused in the manner intended it is 100% safe and IFRA compliant.

Is reed diffuser oil toxic?

In concentrated form reed diffuser oil is considered toxic, but when diffused in the manner intended it is 100% safe and IFRA compliant.

Normally the scent should be noticeable within an hour of putting the reed sticks into the oil however this may be dependant on the type and concentration of the diffuser oil as well as the number of reed sticks used. You can take a look at our reed diffuser range here.

How long does it take for reed diffusers to work?

Normally the scent should be noticeable within an hour of putting the reed sticks into the oil however this may be dependant on the type and concentration of the diffuser oil as well as the number of reed sticks used. You can take a look at our reed diffuser range here.

It depends on the quality of the oil being supplied as well as the area to be scented. Reed diffusers are great to scent a small area but for larger areas its suggested to use a powered diffuser. 

Do reed diffusers actually work?

It depends on the quality of the oil being supplied as well as the area to be scented. Reed diffusers are great to scent a small area but for larger areas its suggested to use a powered diffuser. 

Due to the absence of a heating element, reed diffusers tend to give off less scent but conversely they last much longer than scented candles. They also contain significantly more oil than a typical candle which also extends their life. You can take a look at our scented candles and our reed diffusers.

Are reed diffusers better than scented candles?

Due to the absence of a heating element, reed diffusers tend to give off less scent but conversely they last much longer than scented candles. They also contain significantly more oil than a typical candle which also extends their life. You can take a look at our scented candles and our reed diffusers.

Our reed diffusers come with 10 reed diffuser sticks. It is recommended that you use all the reeds which come with the reed diffuser kit. If the fragrance is too strong, consider reducing the number of reeds used by one at a time.

How many reeds do you put in a diffuser?

Our reed diffusers come with 10 reed diffuser sticks. It is recommended that you use all the reeds which come with the reed diffuser kit. If the fragrance is too strong, consider reducing the number of reeds used by one at a time.

This depends on your preferred scent type, budget and style. Our reed diffusers come in three ranges: Daily, Luxury and Premium. Our Daily reed diffuser range is the lowest priced and focuses on fragrances found in nature such as lemongrass, vanilla and eucalyptus. Luxury reed diffusers include our most popular fragrances which are often a fusion of fruit and flowers and are in the mid-range of price. Our Premium reed diffusers contain heavy, opulent fragrances and are our most expensive range.

What's the best reed diffuser?

This depends on your preferred scent type, budget and style. Our reed diffusers come in three ranges: Daily, Luxury and Premium. Our Daily reed diffuser range is the lowest priced and focuses on fragrances found in nature such as lemongrass, vanilla and eucalyptus. Luxury reed diffusers include our most popular fragrances which are often a fusion of fruit and flowers and are in the mid-range of price. Our Premium reed diffusers contain heavy, opulent fragrances and are our most expensive range.

Reed diffusers sold in Australia from reputable fragrance houses should be safe to use and will usually be IFRA approved. Beware of uncertified imported reed diffuser products with unknown ingredients.

Are reed diffusers safe to use?

Reed diffusers sold in Australia from reputable fragrance houses should be safe to use and will usually be IFRA approved. Beware of uncertified imported reed diffuser products with unknown ingredients.

The oils can be considered to be toxic in concentrated form but should be considered safe when used appropriately. All Scent Australia Home fragrance aroma oils are IFRA certified for your peace of mind.

Are fragrance reed diffusers toxic?

The oils can be considered to be toxic in concentrated form but should be considered safe when used appropriately. All Scent Australia Home fragrance aroma oils are IFRA certified for your peace of mind.

Normally you can refill reed diffusers but watch for over-used reeds clogging up and consider replacing them when they no longer work effectively.

Can you refill reed diffusers?

Normally you can refill reed diffusers but watch for over-used reeds clogging up and consider replacing them when they no longer work effectively.

The easiest way to make a reed diffuser last longer is to reduce the number of reeds or sticks being used and or to not turn the sticks as often. This will slow down the oil evaporation rate.
Refer to Scent Australia Home for a fantastic range of oil diffusers and scented aroma diffuser oils as well as expert advice to help you chose the best diffuser and scents for your needs.

How can I make my reed diffuser last longer?

The easiest way to make a reed diffuser last longer is to reduce the number of reeds or sticks being used and or to not turn the sticks as often. This will slow down the oil evaporation rate.
Refer to Scent Australia Home for a fantastic range of oil diffusers and scented aroma diffuser oils as well as expert advice to help you chose the best diffuser and scents for your needs.

Generally from two to eight months depending mainly on the type of carrier oil used with the reed diffuser.

How long does 200ml Reed Diffuser last?

Generally from two to eight months depending mainly on the type of carrier oil used with the reed diffuser.

Cats will often avoid coming too near scenting products due to their very strong sense of smell however there is no reason to suggest that our reed diffusers would not be safe for cats to smell. This being said, don’t let your cats ingest reed diffuser oil as it is toxic in such high concentrations as would be the case if ingesting it.

Are reed diffusers safe for cats?

Cats will often avoid coming too near scenting products due to their very strong sense of smell however there is no reason to suggest that our reed diffusers would not be safe for cats to smell. This being said, don’t let your cats ingest reed diffuser oil as it is toxic in such high concentrations as would be the case if ingesting it.

This depends on the type of diffuser, the quality of oil and how it is diffused. Please contact us to seek advice about your specific needs.

How long do essential oil diffusers last?

This depends on the type of diffuser, the quality of oil and how it is diffused. Please contact us to seek advice about your specific needs.

This is a personal question as people have subjective preferences about what scent is best. A good perfume company will design their scents with broad appeal so that no one should hate your favourite smell but some people will absolutely love it. Refer to Scent Australia Home to see our range of gorgeous fragrances for your home.

What is the best fragrance for your home?

This is a personal question as people have subjective preferences about what scent is best. A good perfume company will design their scents with broad appeal so that no one should hate your favourite smell but some people will absolutely love it. Refer to Scent Australia Home to see our range of gorgeous fragrances for your home.

A small minority of people have sensitivity to certain chemicals but most people will not have any adverse reaction to air-borne fragrances as our fragrances are designed to be diffused at many parts per million.

Can reed diffusers cause allergies?

A small minority of people have sensitivity to certain chemicals but most people will not have any adverse reaction to air-borne fragrances as our fragrances are designed to be diffused at many parts per million.

Keep it clean and tidy and then add a gorgeous fragrance that you love from a quality fragrance supplier such as Scent Australia Home.

How do you keep your house smelling good?

Keep it clean and tidy and then add a gorgeous fragrance that you love from a quality fragrance supplier such as Scent Australia Home.