Because the standard air freshener can contain hazardous chemicals that can be inhaled or absorbed through our skin, using an organic plug in air freshener is your only alternative to chemicals such as phthalates, propellants, formaldehyde, benzenes, solvents, and synthetic musks to name a few.
Fortunately, several manufacturers offer a natural alternative to the dangers of the standard air freshener for the green consumer.
And this one is my personal favorite: Scent Fill Air Wick® Warmer
The benefits of an organic plug in air freshener
- Clean, healthy fragrance free of harsh chemicals
- Enhance cognitive function
- Aromatherapy for multiple mood enhancements
- Improve sleep, reduce stress
- Traditional scents for holidays
- Mint scents to deters pests, including insects and rodents
Family-safe organic plug in air freshner
Here are the 6 best organic plug in air fresheners
- World’s First Water-less Plugin
- 100% Pure & Natural
- Essential Oil Diffuser
- Aromatherapy Air Freshener
GuruNarda, a waterless diffuser. this aromatherapy air freshener can plug in to a USB or an outlet. After removing the dripper from the GuruNanda essential oil (not included) and screwing it into the diffuser, just plug it in and press power. The diffuser will release diffused natural oil every 10 minutes, and if you use organic oil, you’ll have an organic plug in air freshener.
With mixed reviews, it seems the manufacturer produces an inconsistent product. While some customers like the product, others complain the plugin didn’t work from the start or stopped working shortly after plugging in. Read more reviews
2. Air Wick®
- 4 Pack Scent Fill
- 1 Warmer
- 100% Natural
The 100% Natural Peppermint oil refills will work with Glade, Air Wick, and other oil warmers although the Scent Fill brand recommends Air Wick, as well as includes an Air Wick Warmer in the package. You can adjust the level of scent released. One refill lasts 14-30 days although one customer wrote her refills only lasted 9 days.
In general, the customers post positive reviews about this product. They not only enjoy the peppermint scent, but they also claim the peppermint keeps pests away, including bugs and rodents. Read more reviews
3. Aura Cacia
- Aromatherapy Room Diffuser
- Apply 5-15 drops on the pads
The Aura Cacia simply diffuses drops of essential oil on its pad. When you slide the pad under the grate, the Aura Cacia’s fan blows the diffused oil throughout the room. Start with 5-15 drops of essential oil and add drops as needed. Depending on your choice of essential oil, the Aura Cacia can be an organic plug in air freshener.
Customer reviews are mixed for the Aura Cacia. While many customers complained that the scent doesn’t last long enough or doesn’t spread throughout the room’s space, other customers were satisfied with the product and even purchased multiple diffusers. Read more reviews
- Set of 2 Electric Wax Warmer
- Melts Scented Wax Soy Cubes
The Boulevard wax warmers melt scented soy wax cubes to diffuse the essential oils as an alternative to diffusing the essential oil directly. Boulevard provides two wax warmers with on/off switches and nightlight bulbs. One of the warmers is an owl, the other an acanthus in off-white and cream colors.
Only two customers have left reviews, both complaining that one of the warmers was broken and that the warmers don’t emit scent far from the location of the actual warmer. Read more reviews
5. Airomé Bamboo
- Essential Oil Diffuser
- Ceramic Cover
- 8 Color LED Night Light
- Light Wood Finish
Stylish Airomé features a bamboo exterior with a starburst night light with 8 different LED colors to choose from. With a few drops of essential oil on the refillable oil pad, the Airomé warms the oil to release the fragrance. Along with a diffuser, bamboo cover, and night light, the Airomé includes 5 replacement pads. With organic essential oil, this fulfills the organic plug in air freshener requirements.
The Airomé also received mixed reviews. Although some customers loved it and said it worked great, other customers said they couldn’t smell anything, or they complained the scent didn’t last long enough. More than a couple customers also complimented the night light. Read more reviews
6. Aromatherapy’s Scentball
- Comes with 5 refill pads
- Add 2-3 drops of essential oil to the pad
Aromatherapy’s Scentball is a simple device comprised of pads and a diffuser. After placing 2-3 drops of essential oil on the pad and plugging the diffuser into an outlet, you can enjoy the scent of the essential oil of your choosing. With an on/off switch and five replacement pads, the Scentball is an easy device for your essential oil diffusion.
As with most of the organic plug in air fresheners on this list, the Scentball received mixed reviews from customers. Many customers wrote that the smell lasted long enough in spaces large enough, but some wrote that the smell either wasn’t strong enough or didn’t last long enough. And one customer wrote that the device grows very hot after a few hours. Read more reviews
Which one to choose?
For the eco-friendly consumer interested in an organic plug in air freshener, I would recommend the Scent Fill Air Wick® Warmer. Not only did this product receive the most positive and the most consistent reviews, but you can also buy other Scent Fill scents, which are also 100% natural. Plus, the Scent Fill is the only true plug in from the list with a bottle attachment.
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