Whether you are off on a road trip or just wanting something to diffuse as you commute to work, these diffusing tips and diffuser blends are great for wherever you are headed!
Car Diffusing Tips:
- Cars are such small spaces, so make sure to use only a couple drops and turn the diffuser off every now and then to give your olfactory system a break.
- Try to keep the air circulating by running the air or leaving a window cracked.
- Make sure the oils you use are suitable for all passengers. Keep allergies, cautions, and preferences in mind when selecting your oil or blend. For example, peppermint essential oil should not be diffused with young children (0–6) in the car. Rosemary and wintergreen essential oils should not be diffused with pregnant women in the car. And even a single drop of cinnamon essential oil is too strong to diffuse in such a small space.
- Avoid oils that may make the driver drowsy, such as lavender, Roman chamomile, cedarwood, vetiver, and other relaxing oils.
- If you find you don’t like the oil or blend you used, roll down the windows to let the car air out before trying something new.
- If the driver needs something additional to keep him or her alert, try putting a drop or two of peppermint or rosemary on a tissue and placing it near the driver’s nose.