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Glass Essential Oil Nebulizer Cleaning Tips

There are several essential oils that tend to become sticky after they have been in the nebulizer for a while. In a glass nebulizer, sticky oils can lead to clogs, interupted airflow, or unsatisfactory performance of your diffuser. To keep your glass nebulizer clean, and your diffuser running in optimum condition, please follow these tips:

  1. Clean out your glass in warm, soapy water immediately after use, and then rinse with alcohol or another light solvent to prevent oil build-up. This is especially important if you are not going to be using your diffuser for a while.
  2. Do not allow oils to sit in the glass nebulizer for an extended period of time. Pour any un-used oils out of the glass nebulizer into a dark-colored glass container that has an air-tight lid to store them for future use. Clean out the glass nebulizer immediately as outlined in Tip#1 above.
  3. If oil is starting to build up inside your nebulizer, try soaking the nebulizer in either warm soapy water, or in rubbing alcohol, then rinsing it with rubbing alcohol.
  4. If the curved capillary tube becomes clogged with debris or gummy oil, do not try to push anything into the capillary tube to try to force it out. This could cause the glass to break. Instead, try either soaking the nebulizer as outlined in Tip #3 above, or spraying high-pressure water either through a water pik (if available) or a syringe through the capillary tube opening.
  5. If your nebulizer becomes clogged and you are not able to remove the clog by following any of these tips, please review the glass nebulizer warranty information included with your diffuser for further instructions. If you have lost or misplaced your warranty information, please call us at 1-866-412-3930 for warranty details.

*Note: Glass nebulizers are very fragile. Always be sure to handle your glass nebulizer very carefully.