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DIY Reed Diffuser

DIY Reed Diffuser with Lemongrass and Ginger

Naturopath Lauren Glucina
A beautifully scented homemade reed diffuser using pure essential oils.
5 from 6 votes
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course DIY
Cuisine Essential oils
Servings 1


  • 125ml glass reed diffuser bottle
  • 5 natural reeds, 5mm in diameter, or 10 reeds 3mm in diameter


  • 100 ml fractionated coconut oil
  • 10 ml ethanol
  • 12 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 12 drops lime essential oil
  • 24 drops coriander essential oil
  • 6 drops ginger essential oil
  • 6 drops patchouli essential oil


  • Combine 100ml fractionated coconut oil with 10ml ethanol in a small jar / beaker.
  • Add essential oils, if blending your own, use approximately 60 drops.
  • Pour the mixture into the diffuser bottle, insert the reeds.
  • Allow a few days for the scent to travel up the reeds, at which point you can flip them over to intensify the scent.
Keyword DIY Reed Diffuser
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