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The Best Desktop Diffusers To Improve Your Well-Being

As more and more of us are working from home because of Coronavirus creating a work environment that assists our mental health is more important than ever. Self-care workstations are becoming all the rage and as part of your set up, it is well worth thinking about using desktop diffusers to help your well-being.

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Desktop diffusers are ideal as they can spread an amazing smell around your work environment which can be adjusted to your tastes. For example:

  • Lemongrass to enhance your memory.
  • Eucalyptus for Alertness
  • Rosemary for productivity and concentrations
  • Bergamot to enhance your mood

Alternatively, you could use a blend of oils that have been designed for your particular needs such as an anti-stress blend such as Eden’s Garden Therapeutic Essential Oil to help stress. The idea is to create a home working environment that keeps you happy as well as productive now when you are not in a busy office environment.

The question is out of all the products that are out there on the market which are the best desktop diffusers around? We have linked to our favourites which are great examples of products that can make a difference to your mental health without breaking the bank.

Stylish Diffusers – Vitruvi 

Just because something is functional doesn’t mean that it can’t also be beautiful. If you want something in your home that enhances your living space then the Virtuvi Stone Diffuser which comes in white, terracotta, black and charcoal colours to match just about every living space.

Not only is the Vitruvi diffuser compact enough to place on your desktop but it looks fantastic as well. It’s easy to clean, has a lovely matt design and on an interval setting it lasts for 7 hours which is just perfect for a working day.

You can even buy Virtuvi’s own brand essential oils to add to the diffuser such as this calming blend.

The Ultimate in Portable Diffusers

If you are never at your desk for very long but want something that is highly portable and can even be used in your car then the Aroma2GO Anywhere Aromatherapy Travel Diffuser is probably going to be perfect for your needs.

This is a genius idea that means you can bring your favourite smell with you wherever you go. All you need to do is place water into the cavity, place a wick inside and then it can start to diffuse. Alternatively, if you take the bottom off and place it in water the wick will draw from that.

This comes with a rechargeable battery and can be used in the car cup holder. Alternatively, for a little extra you can buy a vent clip holder for the car or a suction cup.

The Latest Hi-Tec Office Diffuser

If you love gadgets then this AromaTech AroMini Bluetooth Diffuser would be perfect. As desktop diffusers go this is using the very latest technology to diffuse aromas using an app.

Basically, by using Bluetooth you can schedule your device to come on at certain times of the day so that you home or desk zone is always filled with a beautiful smell. As this device is described as whisper quiet it is perfect to use when you are taking phones or video calls, unlike some diffusers which may create more noise.

The technology is based on cold-air diffusion which means there isn’t any residue left in the air. The only downside to the product is that you have to use their own aroma oils.

If you are Short on Space

If you are short on desk space then you may need desktop diffusers which take up less space. The LEASTYLE Portable Mini Diffuser is great as it doesn’t take up much in the way of room plus it is portable meaning you can take it from room to room.

This is a USB diffuser so it is simple to charge up plus it has 3 functions. You can use the product as a simple desktop diffuser but it is also a humidifier if you don’t use the oils with it and a light. It is also supposed to be quiet giving out just a little white noise which can be useful in helping you to relax.

Quirky Desktop Diffusers

Do you prefer something a little more quirky on your desk to make you smile? Well, this Lively Breeze Tri Cactus Diffuser is something a little more unusual to place at your work station.

This diffuser is designed to be incredibly safe so it is even suitable to have on around babies. It also doesn’t require electricity or batteries so it is super simple to use. Also if you fancy a different design the same maker has really cute alternatives including birds, pigs and even a hedgehog.

Natural Look Office Decor

If you have a home office that has a natural look then there are some great desktop diffusers that would suit your space. This Kobodon Rattan Woven Ultrasonic diffuser comes in two different styles of natural brown or white woven rattan.

This is yet another product with a multi-functional design as it has a humidifier and a night light as well that you can use. It also has two different mist modes which are either intermittent or continuous so you can choose which works best for you. Plus it is another quiet model which is perfect when you are working from home.

Aromatherapy in the Workplace

Finally our the last of our desktop diffusers is the Victsing Essential Oil Diffuser. In a way, we are saving one of the best until last as this product has nearly 19,000 reviews on Amazon which blow most of the other contenders out of the water.

This might be because it has a ton of different light modes and it looks good enough to place in just about any house. It has two mist settings plus four timer settings with an automatic turn off function when it runs out of water.  We also like that it has a number of different wood grain colours to suit your decor. Oh, and it is another whisper-quiet model so you don’t need to worry about it disturbing your work.

Desk Wellness

Remember that home working isn’t an excuse to put up with a working environment that isn’t good for your physical and mental health. As it looks like most of us will be working from home for a significant time yet it makes sense to think about what you might need to keep you well.

Desktop diffusers are just one of many products that can help you over the coming months. Don’t forget to think about the desk and chair that you are using, your lighting and creating a calming and productive environment with plants or decor to give your mood lifted. Taking these steps will go a long way to helping you feel happier over the coming months.

More Articles About Self-Care at Home

Home Working and Mental Health

How to Practice Self-Care at Home

12 Steps to Self-Care

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