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Reed Diffuser Base 16oz and 5 lb. bottles
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Our Reed Diffuser Base transforms fragrance and essential oils into high-quality reed diffuser oils. It thins fragrance and essential oils so they flow up the reed easily and provide a bigger scent payoff. Many of our fragrance and essential oils are safe for use in reed diffusers.

Looking for the best performance and the most sustainable diffuser base?
Explore our new CandleScience EcoBase™ Diffuser Solution. Optimized for use with both CandleScience fragrances and essential oils, this base can be used with reed diffusers and other passive diffuser products.

Find your favorite reed diffuser fragrance by using our Fragrance Oil Finder.

Or, make naturally-scented reed diffusers with our reed diffuser approved essential oil collection.

Are all reed diffuser bases the same?
Absolutely Not! There are two big things to watch for:

1. Flow - Our reed diffuser base flows quickly and easily up the reeds, allowing the fragrance or essential oil to reach its strongest throw potential.

2. Safety - Many states have restrictions on the VOC percentage of reed diffusers. VOC's or Volatile Organic Compounds are compounds that are harmful and create indoor air quality problems. Our reed diffuser base is non-toxic, and VOC compliant in all 50 states, so you can be confident that your reed diffusers meet indoor air quality regulations. This product does not contain DPG.


Watch our quick guide to learn how to create reed diffusers with CandleScience diffuser base. Watch Now >

Wholesale Ordering
Check out our wholesale page for more information on ordering reed diffuser supplies in bulk or by the pallet.


Phthalate Free
Vanillin Content
Prop 65 Warning Required

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3 out of 5 Stars.
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4 out of 5 Stars.
Love this for my Car diffusers

Great base. However, I would love to know what the ingredients of the base are for my labels.
Otherwise, its a great base and sell like crazy.

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CandleScience responded: 2024-04-30

Hey there! Thanks for your review. We're so glad to hear you're enjoying our Reed Diffuser Base! A member of our Customer Support team is reaching out via email to assist.

4 out of 5 Stars.

Nice base, I'm testing and getting great results. I just don't know if I can use as a bed spray. Is there an IFRA letter for this?

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CandleScience responded: 2024-04-26

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. Our Reed Diffuser Base is not intended to be used as a room or linen spray base, but one of our Support Agent has reached out to further assist you!

5 out of 5 Stars.
Excellent Reed Base

This reed base is amazing and we are selling our reed diffusers like crazy!
The key to getting the odor from the base to disappear is to stir for 3-4 minutes.
Once the fragrance oil is completely bound to the base, all you smell is the fragrance!

5 out of 5 Stars.
Best Diffuser Base

I don’t know why all the 1 stars… this base works amazing! I use a 5 to 1 ratio and I get nothing but 5 stars on my diffusers!

5 out of 5 Stars.
Works Great

This base works just fine. It takes a very strong fragrance to work with a reed diffuser base to begin with, so I expected that and now just check the IFRA restrictions on how much fragrance can be used. Also, if you are using too much fragrance, you can clog the reeds, so be careful to not do that. If you are using fragrance from another company that has a really thick carrier base, I would not use that with a reed diffuser as it can also clog the reeds. I do agree that it's disappointing to not have an option with the large container where it is actually full. I enjoy reed diffusers in my own home and my customers seem to enjoy the look of your silver containers and this base with natural reeds. Thank you Candlescience!

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