One of the most frequently used methods of cleaning your essential oil diffuser is to use 90% household alcohol, commonly known as rubbing alcohol.
This method is excellent for ultrasonic diffusers but also for nebulizers. It removes essential oil residues clinging to the glassware walls. However, if there is still persistent residue, it may be beneficial to diffuse a mixture of hybrid lavender essential oil and alcohol, with the same duration as before. When the operation is complete, the liquid should be discarded and the inside of the nozzle wiped with a soft, clean cloth.
The second method is identical to the first method, simply replace the household alcohol with 15% acetic acid household vinegar. The household vinegar is also very effective in removing the scale deposits that clog the tablet of the ultrasonic diffusers. To do this, simply :
Finally, some suppliers of ultrasonic diffusers guarantee their products only if they have been cleaned with their cleaning agent. The brand Le comptoir Aroma offers a cleaning solution for diffusers. The instructions for use with this solution are as follows:
Finally, if residues of essential oils remain on the glass walls of your nebulizer diffuser, repeat Method 1 until the residues are completely dissolved.
Lastly, we recommend that you always read the user’s manual of the appliance before cleaning it as cleaning instructions may vary from one manufacturer to another.