DIY Reed Diffuser (ittakestime)

4 oz carrier oil ( fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil, coconut oil or avocado oil)
75 – 100 drops essential oil
10 thin bamboo skewers1 T chili powder
1 teaspoon vodka
1 mason jar lid with a 1″ hole
1 8 oz canning jar (a wide mouth or regular size jar will work)

You can make your own hole by drilling into the lid, smoothing off the edges with a sharp knife, and adding the appropriate size rubber grommet. Another option is an arch punch. Hammer the arch punch into the lid and smooth out the edges, then add the rubber grommet. Cut off the pointy ends of the bamboo skewers. Each skewer should be approximately 2 times the height of the jar. Pour 4 oz carrier oil into the mason jar. Add 45 – 60 drops of selected essential oil(s), options include citrus, pine, clove, lavender or rose geranium. Stir in vodka. The alcohol helps the oils wick up the stick. Dip the skewers into the oil. Remove the skewers and place the lid on the jar. (Or put the lid on first, whichever is easier.) Flip the skewers so that the dipped end is up. Place in desired location. When you notice the scent starting to fade, flip the skewers again.

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