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Does anyone have directions for making my own catalyst lamp oil?

By Debbie from Perham, MN


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By Angel03/25/2010

I have just brought my first oil lamp but it there a difference in a fragrance lamp and an oil lamp you light to show a flam. Also I have the one that produces a flame, Can i and fragrance-essential oils to it to develop a sent, and if so which ones and which light oils can essentials be added to. I like amber essential oils,

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I am looking for fragrance lamp fuel recipe.

Mimi-v from Monroe, LA

Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

  • 16 FL OZ. ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 91% VOL. (473 ml) (Do not use "ethyl" or any other type of alcohol.)

  • .3 OZ. OF FRAGRANCE OIL (8.86 ml) Add more oil if you want a stronger scent. Try adjusting by increasing fragrance oil at .1 oz. increments.
I buy the alcohol at Wal-Mart. The fragrance oil (.3 oz) equals 1 3/4 teaspoons. So far I have tried different brands of fragrance oils without any problems. I did discover that some oils are more potent than others and I had to dilute it with more alcohol. I add the oil right to the alcohol bottle and then label the bottle with the name of the fragrance. My friend bought her oil on E-bay and got a very good deal. She only uses one scent. Not like me, I have about ten different scents that I use. So far, I really like my fragrance lamp. I only have it but a few months. I'm wondering how long the stone will last. I guess time will tell. (12/07/2005)

By mkymlp

RE: Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

Has anyone tried this? I just got a Lampe Berger and have really enjoyed using it. I will try this recipe out and repost about how it went. (01/02/2006)

By smcarney

RE: Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

Has this recipe worked for anyone so far? I thought I read that Lampe Berger Lamps don't use oil and may not work. (01/04/2006)

By mgriggs59

RE: Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

I used a little bottle of the Christmas Joy oil, that someone had given me a couple of years ago, with 16 ozs. 91% alcohol from Walmart. It really smells nice. My price was about $1.00. (03/17/2006)

By Shirley Burks

RE: Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

I made the fuel just like the recipe 91% alcolol and fragrance with the fragrance. It works well the first light but the second light it does not. Does anyone know why? I am have to alternate the store brand and the homemade brand to keep the stone working. (03/30/2006)

By debbie in texas

RE: Fragrance Lamp Fuel Recipe

I tried this recipe and my stone no longer works. Maybe it was just time to replace my stone. (06/07/2006)

By Jeeper mom

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Can you use candle fragrance oil in lamp oil?


Archive: Fragrance Lamp Oil Recipe

I need a recipe for essential oil fragrance for catalyst burner. Can anyone help?

By superduper665 from Mt. Pleasant, TX

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