When Burning Oil Should You Dilute It With Water?

When burning oil should you dilute it with water? Depending on the equipment you have, you should dilute the essential oils before burning them. Well, it depends on what kind of equipment you have to determine...

Well, it depends on what kind of equipment you have to determine if you need to dilute it with water. For most simple clay containers, you wouldn't put anything in it except the essential oil because the volatility then escapes through the clay. The clay holds the liquid and then the aroma molecules escape. If you have a candle burner, then you use water. A lot of people don't really realize that and they just light the little candle underneath. That's not a good idea, because essential oils will get gummy as they start cooking. Put water in there and then adds some essential oils and then lights your candle; that is the best way.

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