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The difference between humidifiers and diffusers

The difference between humidifiers and diffusers

What is the difference is between a humidifier and a diffuser?

What is a diffuser? Diffusers come in different styles and sizes, and there are different types too. Their primary purpose is to diffuse essential oils into the air for aromatic purposes. Diffusers are distinct from humidifiers because they are designed specifically to mix drops of essential oils with the water in their tanks before distributing it across a room or area within the home. With regards to types, there are four principal varieties: ultrasonic diffusers, nebulizing diffusers, heat diffusers, and evaporative diffusers. Each of them works in slightly different ways, but they all produce the same outcome, which is dispersing the essential oils into the immediate atmosphere around the diffuser.

What is a humidifier? The purpose of a humidifier differs from that of a diffuser. A humidifier is designed to keep a set level of humidity (moisture) in a room or area. Moisturizing the air in a room is needed in dry climates, and in environments where the heating has been turned on to remain warm during the winter. Dry air can cause all sorts of problems such as dry skin, bacterial and viral problems, and make it more difficult for people to fall asleep. Many people use a humidifier for treating the symptoms of colds, flu, and sinus congestion. In other cases, people use them as a preventative measure against airborne germs, of which they can eradicate up to 85%. There are different types, such as: central humidifiers (built-in), ultrasonic humidifiers, impeller humidifiers, evaporator humidifiers, and steam vaporizers. They all have different methods for achieving the same overall aim of controlling humidity levels in the air.

Which One is Right for Me? At The Relax Store, we only offer dual purpose humidifiers and diffusers. Dual-Purpose Humidifiers and Diffusers will restore your humidity levels to between 30% and 50% and combine with the benefits of essential oil aromatherapy.

We have a wide selection available, along with complementary essential oils. Please check our collection here.

As you can see, we have a vast range of designs for you to choose from, and you’re bound to find one you love. Not only can you get the benefits of up to 85% protection against airborne germs, but you can also take advantage of the health benefits associated with essential oils!