Whether you’re creating new blends that remind you of your favorite places or firing up your old standbys like Lavender oil, Lemon essential oil, or Peppermint oil to create a familiar aromatic ambiance, chances are your Young Living diffuser puts in a lot of hours. That is why you need to clean diffuser.

Cleaning your diffuser is important, since oil residue can build up on the inside, affecting how well it works. Make sure to show your diffuser some love! These tips will show you how to clean your diffuser quickly and easily, so you can get back to filling the room with all the right scents.

How to clean your ultrasonic diffuser

(for use with the Aria™, Dewdrop™, Desert Mist™, Lantern diffuser)

Young Living Lantern Diffuser

1. Turn off and unplug your diffuser.

2. Wipe out the reservoir with a wet cotton cloth.

3. Dip a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol and clean the ultrasonic plate to remove any extra buildup.

4. Rinse the reservoir with water; then wipe it clean and dry up excess water with a soft cloth.

5. Add water and essential oils; then diffuse away!

YL Tip: Rinse and wipe out your diffuser after every use. This will help minimize the essential oil buildup. Deep clean your diffuser 1-2 times a month.

How to clean your atomizing diffuser

(for use with the AromaLux™)

Young Living diffuser AromaLux™ Atomizing Diffuser

1. Turn off and unplug your diffuser.

2. Dip a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol and swab to clean all areas of the diffuser.

3. Add essential oil of choice to the atomizer and diffuse away!

Troubleshooting your diffuser

Having problems getting your diffuser to work properly? Check out the troubleshooting video below for some quick tips!

YL tip: Looking for more information on using your diffuser? Check out these helpful videos on the Desert MistAriaLanternDewdrop, and AromaLux diffusers.