Things to Know Before You Buy Essential Oils and Diffusers

Diffuser oils can set the tone, clear the air, and give a peaceful feeling to any room. If you are in the market to expand your collection of home fragrances, you will be happy to know that eBay's user friendly website has s large selection of inexpensive oils and diffusers for sale. Before you make your purchase, there are a few things you should know.

How can you go about choosing the right diffuser oils?

Diffusers tend to burn oils in a steady and even manner, which creates a soft and consistent aroma that permeates a room. Oils like lavender and ylang ylang create a relaxing feeling and are especially good for unwinding. Lemon, orange, and other citrus oils tend to uplift and energize, making them good for use throughout the work day.

Most essential oils and many fragrance oils are easy to use and will seldom aggravate existing sensitivities to fragrances. If this issue is of concern to you, remember that only some types of oils are likely to create a reaction like coughing or sneezing. This usually will depend on what you are sensitive or allergic to.

As you prepare to make your purchase, you will probably also look at how you plan to use your essential oils and diffuser. If you want a steady aroma that is maintained evenly throughout the day, consider a plug-in style diffuser or an electric oil warmer.

Electric oil warmers are a great way to use fragrances like apple and pumpkin spice, giving your home a warm and cozy vibe. For focused scenting, a reed diffuser and sage or frankincense oil might be a solution.

Features of essential oils and diffusers

An eBay essential oil diffuser, and oils for diffusers, can have very unique characteristics. The following list describes features that are common for these products.

  • Power source: Electric oil diffusers, atomizers, wall plug, nightlight, wallflower bulb, reed diffuser, and electric oil or wax warmers are all common types of fragrance diffusers.
  • Light source: Diffusers can have USB or LED displays. They can also be equipped with ultrasonic or humidifier options that make scent distribution more efficient.
  • Scent: Aromas include florals, herbals, fruit, and blends.
  • Grade: Diffuser oils can be therapeutic or cosmetic quality. Oils that are used in aromatherapy are usually of therapeutic grade. Most oils that are intended for use as home fragrances are scented oils of cosmetic grade.
When might you want to buy a used eBay diffuser?

If you are looking for a vintage or antique item, you are most likely to find it in the pool of used eBay oil diffusers. Searching the used items category also gives you access to models you may be looking for that are no longer available.