Fragrance lamps work simply – add fragrance oil to the
lamp, allow the wick to soak it up. Light the stone for a MAXIMUM of 2-3
minutes so that the wick stone is heated, extinguish the flame and allow lamp
to diffuse for 20-25 minutes to fragrance the home, zap odours and purify the
Always replace the snuffer cap to avoid wastage of the
oil - just 20 minutes of diffusion will give fragrance for 3-4 hours.
Ashleigh and Burwood Fragrance lamps -
The origin of the Fragrance Lamp goes back to 1898 when a
French pharmacist created the Catalytic Combustion system to disinfect the air
in the hospitals. In the 1960’s fragrance was added and it became a home fragrance
The catalytic burner captures and destroys the molecules
that carry odours. The mixing of air and the movement from convection ensures
that odours are destroyed as well as airbourne microorganisms.
While air fresheners, candles and room sprays usually
mask odours, Catalytic Lamps actively purify, cleanse and perfume the air in a
Independent tests conducted for Ashleigh & Burwood
give the following results for the destruction of common household
microorganisms after testing in laboratory conditions.
Allergens - the Ashleigh & Burwood Fragrance Lamp is
effective against allergens including bacteria, mould spores and dust mites,
with the following clinically proven results after 30 minutes of exposure to
the fragrance lamp emissions:
E.coli - 99% destroyed after 30 minutes, S. aureus - 99% destroyed after 30
aerogenes - 99% destroyed after 30 minutes
Mites: D. farinae - 99% destroyed after 30 minutes.
Spores: S. chartarum - 96% destroyed after 30 minutes.
Smoke: 99.9% removal of tobacco smoke particles after 30 minutes.
Odours - the Ashleigh & Burwood Fragrance Lamp is effective at common
household odours such as those from dogs, cats and food spoilage.
33% reduction in odour after 3 hours of exposure.
56% reduction in odour after 3 hours of exposure.
Food spoilage odours:
68% reduction in odour after 3 hours of exposure.