5 Features to Look for When Choosing an Aroma Diffuser

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Are you looking to try aromatherapy? Then, one of the first things you are going to need to purchase is an aroma diffuser. This is a necessary device you need in order to enjoy the essential oils you have chosen. Whether you want to try to reduce your stress levels or boost your energy, you will need an aroma diffuser to do this.

But, with so many options out there, how can you possibly tell what diffuser is going to be best for you? Well, here are five features that you should look out for when you are shopping so you can love the diffuser you select for your home.

1. Multiple Time Settings

Some basic aroma diffusers will simply have an on and off button. If you are only going to use it now and again, this might be all that you need. But, if you plan on using your aroma diffuser on a regular basis, it can be nice to have some time settings so that you can vary how long you have it on in the home. So, lookout for a diffuser that is going to offer you multiple time settings. For example, Smellacloud offers various models that have different time settings so you can choose how long you want the diffuser to stay on. In addition, some have an automatic shut-off feature that is going to switch the device off without you having to worry about it.

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2. BPA-Free Materials

Aroma diffusers can be made from a variety of materials. In particular, you will find that plastic is common for housing the water you use and the essential oils. In this case, you want to consider more than just the style of the diffuser. You also want to make sure that it is safe for your home. So, if you come across a diffuser that features plastic, ensure that it is listed as BPA-free. This is going to give you peace of mind and know that you can be safe when you are using this device in your house.

3. An LED Light

Of course, you are purchasing a diffuser so that you can enjoy the many benefits of essential oils. But, it can also be great to choose a device that you can have fun with and use as an accessory in your home. That is why you should look out for one that has an LED light built-in. This means that it can also act as a lamp and bring some light to a room. Indeed, you can select different colors so that they can match the mood you are going for. For instance, if it is a workday and you can diffuse lemon for some energy and productivity, as well as pair this with yellow or orange light to give you an extra boost.

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4. Large Water Capacity

An aroma diffuser needs water in order to function. Of course, this is necessary for the creation of mist and moisture. If you know that you will get a lot of use out of the diffuser and want to keep it on for a long time, you should look for a model that has a large water capacity. The reason for this is simple. The more water you have in the tank, the longer the diffuser is going to be able to operate. Aromatherapy companies are going to tell you about the models they have and this includes stating the size of the water tank. So, pay attention to this when you are purchasing one. For example, you may be able to choose from 200, 400, or 500 ml. Think about how often you are going to use the diffuser and how long you might want it to operate.

5. A Long Cord

Most aroma diffusers have to be plugged in and have an electricity source to operate. But, something that you want to check out before you purchase one is how long the cord is. This is particularly true if you do not know where you are going to put your device yet. when it has a longer cord, you are going to be able to move it around freely. It will not be confined to one corner of the room where the electrical socket is. Instead, you can put it on a desk, move it around to a side table and even put it in the middle of the room. You are going to get a lot more freedom with a long cord.