The benefits of wood essential oil diffusers

Aromatherapy is a wonderful way to enjoy the benefits of essential oils, and a diffuser is a vessel for doing so. While there are many types of essential oil diffusers, wood diffusers are simple, stylish, and serene.

In this article, you'll gain a better understanding of aromatherapy, diffusing, and the benefits of wood diffusers.

What is aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils for therapeutic benefits. Essential oils are plant extracts made by steaming or distilling various plant parts to capture the compounds that produce fragrance and therapeutic benefits.

How does aromatherapy work?

Essential oils are lipid-soluble and have a very light molecular weight. Therefore, they have the unique ability to travel from the olfactory nerves directly to the brain and especially impact the amygdala, the emotional center of the brain. When essential oils come in contact with the brain, they promote feelings of relaxation and target support in different parts of the body.

How to diffuse essential oils

There are several ways to diffuse essential oils into the air, our favorite being wood essential oil diffusers.

Vörda wood essential oil diffusers are handcrafted from premium woods that slowly absorb essential oils and naturally disperse aromas in small areas to create a serene ambiance for your room or workplace.

Simply add 4 to 6 drops of your choice of pure essential oil in the diffusion-based for 6 hours of therapeutic aroma. Wood diffusers take about 10 seconds to absorb the essential oils. The scent will begin to fade after about 8 hours.

Why choose a wood diffuser

While there are many types of diffusers on the market, we choose wood diffusers for a few reasons…

wood diffuser

Quiet Aromatherapy

When looking to create a relaxing environment or promote restful sleep, you're looking to create a quiet, serene environment. Electric diffusers emit sound, while wood diffusers are completely silent, helping you relax and putting your mind at ease.

Travel Friendly

Wood diffusers are small and don't require water or electricity, making them the perfect choice for travel. Whether you want to diffuse an energizing scent on your next road trip or help promote restful sleep when away from home, wood diffusers can give you the peace you need and help create a serene environment.


While electric diffusers require messy chords and water that can lead to spills and buildup, damaging the surfaces around them, wood diffusers are mess-free, requiring only the diffuser and a few drops of essential oil.

Doubles as décor

Wood diffusers are designed with function and beauty in mind. When in use, your wood diffuser will provide aromatherapy benefits, promoting relaxation, focus, restful sleep, and more. The best part is that you will have a beautiful decor piece to display even when you're not using your diffuser.

wood diffuser

Stays clean

Electric diffusers require water that can lead to mold and buildup without regular maintenance. On the other hand, wood diffusers are easy to use and even easier to clean. You just need to gently wipe with a dry cloth to get rid of dust when necessary. 

Where to Use a Wood Diffuser


If you’re looking to improve the quality of your sleep, diffuse calming oils in your bedroom while you sleep.


Create a spa experience in your own home by diffusing in your bathroom. It’s the perfect way to relax while taking a bath or to keep things smelling clean and fresh.

*Be cautious of too much humidity, which can damage your diffuser.

Workspace or home office

Diffusing while you work can help increase focus, boost concentration, and promote alertness to tackle whatever task the day may bring.

Meditation or spa room

A diffuser is a perfect addition to any meditation or spa room to create a calm, tranquil environment.


A wood diffuser is perfect If you’re a traveler, a dog owner, spend lots of time in the car, struggle with sleep, or simply like to keep your home smelling fresh!

Vörda Wood Essential Oil Diffusers

At Vörda, we offer a variety of wood essential oil diffusers in several sizes, shapes, and varieties to fill your home with style and scent.

Each of our wood diffusers is sustainably made and handcrafted from a single block of fine wood by a skilled artisan. The wood absorbs essential oils slowly but naturally disperses aromas in small areas to create a serene ambiance.

Vās Wood Diffuser

The Vās Wood Diffuser offers a simple and elegant design inspired by "vās," the Latin word for a vessel often used for carrying flowers. It is handcrafted from the wood of the Japanese hinoki cypress tree.

Native to Japan in East Asia, the hinoki cypress has been long cherished for its subtle and crisp scent of fresh lemon and ornamental qualities. The delicate pale yellow of the wood adds a touch of light to your décor.

Okiagari Handcrafted Wood Diffuser

The Okigari Handcrafted Wood Diffuser comes in a variety of woods, including; Japanese Cypress, African Rosewood, German Beech, and Canadian Walnut.

This playful and whimsical design was inspired by "okiagari-kobōshi," a traditional Japanese doll from the 14th century where its name means "the little magician who gets back up." A charming symbol of resilience and perseverance, the doll was designed to always return to an upright position when knocked over. The good-luck charm inspires the creation of this Okiagari diffuser that rotates playfully when pushed.

This traditional Japanese doll design features a rotating movement that helps spread essential oil around the diffusion basin. Gently tap the lower half of the diffuser to watch it wobble and spin. It also has a small cavity where you can store 10ml Vörda essential oil bottles.

By nature. By vörda.

With a deep understanding of the harms of artificial ingredients, we are dedicated to making only 100% pure and all-natural essential oils and aromatherapy products. We source the finest botanicals from around the world and process the blending in Japan with great care and consideration. We made an innovation on the way people enjoy aromatherapy by introducing handcrafted wood diffusers that naturally and quietly diffuse your favorite aromas.