Make your own reed diffuser…

 

I love the look of reed diffusers, but they can be expensive to buy – so time to look for some to make. I came across these instructions on NaturesNurtureBlog.com. You may not have all the ingredients to hand, but it’s an easy project, and just may need a little preplanning. It provides some alternatives and best sources for ingredients, for example…

The Reeds (Sticks)

Technically, you’re supposed to use reeds made from rattan because they contain small channels that help the oil travel up the stick to scent the room. I used regular bamboo skewers the first time, which didn’t really work so well. So I ordered some of these reeds online, and they’re doing much better. Just make sure your reeds are about twice as tall as your jars so they can distribute the scent well.

You’ll need a jar, reed sticks, carrier oil, essential oils, and some form of alcohol. Read on for more tips…

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