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Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift?

Instead of the classic flowers, chocolate and card, why not treat mum to something different like some aromatherapy goodies and essential oils?

She only needs a few drops of essential oils and a diffuser to get started, a gift that lasts years and a natural scent that definitely lasts longer than flowers ;)

That’s right, aromatherapy is a gift that keeps giving, which is perfect for mums because let’s be honest…Mother’s Day is every day! 

So if you want to spoil your mum today with something she can use every day, here are some thoughtful gift ideas including essential oil diffusers and essential oils for all mums out there!

Every mum could do with some more relaxation and pampering in her life, but if sleep help, stress relief or a mood-booster is specifically something you think she needs, we’ve got you covered! 

Here are our top-picks for our lovely ladies this Mother’s Day: 

The best diffusers for mum

A diffuser is the ultimate Mother’s Day gift because it offers the benefits of aromatherapy in a safe, easy and practical way. Not to mention they look great as a decorative piece in the house and make the whole place smell amazing! 

If she doesn’t already have one, a diffuser is the perfect way to introduce her to the world of aromatherapy and essential oils. 

Diffusing essential oils has tons of benefits for the body, mind and spirit and improves air quality inside your home. Gifting mum a diffuser is a great way to show her how much you care about her health and well-being. 

Our next-generation ultrasonic essential oil diffusers come in a range of modern designs with state-of-the-art and customizable features, so we guarantee there will be one that suits her style! 

Why ultrasonic? Ultrasonic diffusers create vibrations in water to produce a fine mist. This is a much safer and efficient way to diffuse essential oils, as it doesn't require heat or steam.

Note: Our ultrasonic diffusers are made with BPA-free and kid-safe materials and include a one year warranty and a 14 day money back guarantee. 

Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ - Light Alps NZ

Light Alps NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ

The Light Alps NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ has a sleek, elegant wood grain design that complements any home décor and is also easy to use. A great choice for beginners to diffusing, Light Alps NZ is made from eco-friendly and child safe materials and is perfect if you’re looking to buy your first luxury diffuser or upgrade a traditional diffuser.

How does it work? Long story short, our diffusers use ultrasonic technology to silently blend water and essential oils into a fine, scented mist. This diffuses the oil into the air quickly and efficiently, providing a continuous stream of aromatherapy benefits and air-purifying effects including protecting you from bacteria, dust and other things in the air of our homes that we’d probably rather not know about!

The Light Alpz NZ diffuser has an automatic shut off feature when water runs out, so mum can just fall off to sleep or continue about her day without having to worry about the diffuser…or the power bill! 

If you're looking for a Mother's Day gift that is both thoughtful and practical, the Light Alps NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ is a great choice. 

Order yours here!

Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ - Radiance NZ

Radiance NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ

If mum likes things simple but elegant, then you won’t go wrong with the Radiance NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ. It comes in a chic white colour with a modern and minimalist design that looks great anywhere at home or in the office. This model also features a range of ambient lights to create a relaxing atmosphere. If mum likes to read before bed, this diffuser can even double as a reading light without producing any mist! 

Also made from environmentally friendly and kid-safe materials, it's the perfect addition to any room in the house, including the bathroom. 

Like all of our diffusers on this list, Radiance NZ uses ultrasonic technology to create a fine, cool mist that is safe to use around kids and pets. This long-lasting, scented mist makes any room in the house smell more inviting. It comes with a built-in timer so you can set it to run for up to 3 hours so mum can relax and enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy without having to worry about the diffuser running out of water. 

The Radiance NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ is a Mother's Day gift that is both practical and stylish and fits nicely in any room. 

Check it out here!

Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ - Fountain NZ

Fountain NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ

If you want to spoil mum this Mother's Day, our top-selling Fountain NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ is a luxury gift. This diffuser has some pretty impressive features that promise a wonderful aromatherapy experience wherever you place it. 

The Fountain NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ uses vibrating sound waves to create a soothing, scented mist. The mist amount is adjustable with the option to set an on & off cycle interval of 30 seconds. It has seven different LED lights to choose from, each with its own colour and mood and the options to select fixed or changing colours. 

This makes Fountain NZ the perfect gift for anyone who loves aromatherapy and wants to enjoy the benefits of essential oils, allowing them to personalise their diffuser to their liking with its range of customisable settings. 

You can set it to run for up to 180 mins continuously, which means your mum can enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy for hours. Fountain NZ also has the auto shut-off feature when water runs out for safety. 

Fountain NZ - Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser NZ is perfect for mums who love aromatherapy or want to enjoy the benefits of essential oils to max! Give the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day with this versatile and stylish diffuser. 

Check out our ultrasonic Fountain NZ diffuser here.

7 best essential oils for mum

If mum already has a diffuser or you’re gifting her one of our ultrasonic essential oil diffusers, essential oils are the perfect present to pair it with and treat her this Mother’s Day. 

Depending on the scents and benefits you think she’d most enjoy, our 100% pure, therapeutic grade essential oils can be used individually or blended.

Whether it’s relaxation, sleep help, stress and pain relief or just a lovely, invigorating scent to brighten her day, these are our personal favourites when it comes to essential oils that make great gifts for this Mother’s Day. 

Lavender: A classic scent for relaxation, sleep and stress relief

If your mum is always on the go, lavender is a calming scent known to help with sleep, relaxation and mental and physical stress relief. A few drops of lavender oil to a diffuser fills any space with a soothing atmosphere perfect to help her unwind. 

Lavender essential oil can be used in many different ways. In addition to diffusing, it’s great for making DIY room sprays, taking aroma baths or adding to homemade cleaning solutions. 

Sweet Orange: Uplifting and cheerful, to add a little zest to her day

Sweet Orange essential oil is one of our most popular essential oils and no surprises there because it’s a refreshing and uplifting scent that reminds us of summertime.

If your mum enjoys the outdoors and anything citrus, she’s sure to love sweet orange essential oil. 

It can be used in diffusers, DIY body scrubs, and homemade candles.

Bergamot: A citrusy and floral scent with calming properties

Bergamot essential oil is another favourite among many of our customers. It has a unique citrusy-floral scent that keeps you alert yet calm and centred.

Ylang Ylang: A sweet and exotic floral scent for tranquillity

Ylang Ylang essential oil is an exotic flower that evokes a sense of peace and tranquillity. It's a perfect choice for diffusing if you need to let go of the day and surrender to the moment.

Geranium: A floral and earthy scent with balancing properties

Geranium essential oil is a versatile oil that can be used for its calming, balancing, and uplifting effects. Diffusing geranium in bedrooms or bathrooms creates a relaxing atmosphere for anyone who enters. 

Both grounding and enlightening, mum is sure to love this one for herself, and for happy guests!

Frankincense: An earthy scent with grounding properties

Frankincense oil is an ancient oil that has been used for centuries for its spiritually grounding and emotional balancing effects. She can diffuse it in the living room, bathroom or bedroom, or even in her meditation space (if she’s into that!) to fill the room with a warm, woodsy scent guaranteed to bring a sense of peace and calm. 

Grapefruit: A fresh and citrusy scent with invigorating properties

On top of its refreshing and citrusy scent, did you know that Grapefruit essential oil also has some amazing health benefits?
These benefits include:
- Helping to improve circulation
- Reducing inflammation
- Boosting energy levels
- Aiding in digestion.

So, if you think mum might like something to help her feel refreshed and rejuvenated, grapefruit essential oil is a great choice!

DIY Blends mum can try with our 7 best essential oils:

Take some notes from our recommendations below to suggest DIY blends for her new oils!  

  • Lavender and Sweet Orange: A relaxing and uplifting blend
  • Bergamot and Geranium: A balancing and grounding blend
  • Ylang Ylang and Frankincense: A deeply relaxing blend
  • Grapefruit and Bergamot: A refreshing and invigorating blend

Looking for some ready-made essential oil blend sets for a specific purpose?

Our ready-made essential oil blend sets make a great Mother’s Day gift if you're looking to give mum a specific benefit from aromatherapy. 

We have blends for energy and vitality, focus and concentration, air purifying and mood-boosting, stress relief and sleep help.  All our blend sets are made with 100% pure, therapeutic grade essential oils.

Focus Blend NZ 

Most mums feel like they have to be in at least two places at once, with a lot of stuff on their mind! As a mum, it’s so easy to miss things on your to-do list and feel overwhelmed. Our Focus Blend NZ features a powerful combo of essential oils known to help with concentration and productivity: 

Focus Blend NZ contains:

  • 20ml Grapefruit
  • 20ml Peppermint
  • 10ml Rosemary
  • 10ml Lavender

Stress Relief Blend #1 NZ 

If mum has a lot on her plate right now, a stress relief blend is a natural remedy that combines essential oils for relieving physical and mental stress.

Our Stress Relief Blend #1 NZ contains lavender, clary sage, ylang ylang and grapefruit essential oils. 

Lavender oil is one of the most popular essential oils used for relaxation and stress relief. Clary Sage oil has a calming and uplifting effect on the mind, while Ylang Ylang is known to be an effective mood enhancer. Grapefruit oil helps to reduce anxiety and tension.

This blend can be diffused in any of our diffusers or diluted with a carrier oil and applied topically to the skin. We recommend using this blend in a diffuser at night-time.

Stress Relief Blend #1 NZ contains:

  • 20ml Lavender
  • 10ml Clary Sage
  • 10ml Ylang Ylang
  • 10ml Grapefruit

Sleep Aid Blend NZ 

How many mums don’t get enough sleep? If you think your mum might be one of them, this blend is ideal for her! 

Our Sleep Aid Blend NZ features lavender, bergamot and mandarin essential oil. All three work in synergy to support a restful night's sleep. Lavender has a calming effect on the body and mind, while the bergamot helps to relieve tension. The mandarin oil is a natural sedative that can help to ease anxiety and promote sleep. 

So if you think your mum needs a better quality sleep, she can simply add each oil from this set to a diffuser to infuse the room with a calming aroma as she drifts off to sleep. 

Sleep Aid Blend NZ contains:

  • 20ml Lavender
  • 20ml Bergamot
  • 10ml Mandarin

Uplifting Mood + Purifying Air Blend NZ 

If your mum is the type of mum who likes a clean space and gets a little cranky when things aren’t in order, the Uplifting Mood + Purifying Air Blend NZ not only purifies the air in the house, it also offers mood-boosting effects with its powerful essential oil combination. 

This blend combines lemon, geranium and peppermint and when diffused, it’ll brighten the room and the people in it!

Lemon essential oil is known for its ability to boost mood and energy levels, as well as its purifying properties. Geranium oil promotes feelings of wellbeing, calmness and relaxation. Peppermint oil has a refreshing scent that perks up energy levels and makes anything feel clean. 

The Uplifting Mood + Purifying Air Blend NZ contains:

  • 20ml Lemon
  • 10ml Geranium
  • 10ml Peppermint

All our essential oils are available on our website, along with diffusers and carrier oils. D:FUSE essential oils are 100% pure, therapeutic grade oils that meet international standards, so you don’t need to worry about added fragrance and other ingredients.  

We hope you enjoyed reading about these Mother's Day gift ideas and lavish your mum with love...and aromatherapy! :) 

Happy Mother’s Day to all and…Happy diffusing! :-)



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