What’s more, modern research is increasingly backing up anecdotal evidence that diffusing essential oils really works. As well as creating a fragrant space for you to relax or rev up in, essential oils can have a provably positive impact on your mental health.

If you’ve been considering investing in a diffuser, or you already have one and are curious about how it works its magic, read on to find out more about how research is confirming what our ancestors already knew!