JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog
Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

December 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Completing case studies as a student gives you first-hand experience, working with different personalities, different blending techniques and seeing varying results among application methods. You also get hands-on guidance from me as your instructor, helping you navigate your findings, questions, theories and intuitions to deepen your aromatherapy skills and knowledge. I often get asked by students completing their certification course case studies, “why does one application method work better for some people, over others?” This answer is simple, yet complicated. You already know that everyone is different. Some people are more responsive than others. Some are more sensitive. Some have... Read More

How to Get Started With My Aromatherapy Certification

November 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Getting Started With Your Aromatherapy Certification Now that you have made the decision to pursue your aromatherapy certification, let me walk you through the process of getting started with the JennScents Aromaversity.  Anytime you start something new, there is a short period of acclimation to learn what you need to do, when and where to do it and to get into a groove. We have made the process to become a student simple, easy, convenient and user-friendly.   Step 1: Register for an account Step 2: Purchase your Certification Course (courses will automatically be loaded into your account immediately) Step... Read More

What Can I Do With My Aromatherapy Certification?

November 21, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What Can I Do With My Aromatherapy Certification? Aromatherapy is an ancient health care discipline that has evolved in today’s medicinal practices. It is not just a pretty smell, but an empowering, enlightening, inspiring and nurturing combination of art and science.  We have historical references dating back as early as 3000BC of how aromatic medicine was used for health, mind and wound care. Every culture has integrated some form of botanical medicine or aromatherapy for its therapeutic benefits – physically, mentally and emotionally.  Even better, today, we have a plethora of science that has been conducted, and continues to be... Read More

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist

November 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist & Scentpreneur™  Jennifer Pressimone is one of the leading aromatherapist in the world. She has taught many personal and professional aromatherapists as well many in the medical field such as doctors, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors, dietitians, dentists and radiologists. Her passion for aromatherapy began when she was faced with her own health crisis in 1999. Throughout her journey, she learned how to help herself, and has dedicated her mission to helping others through their own health challenges with the lessons, experiences, research and training she has gained. According to Jennifer, “I feel I... Read More

A Snapshot of the 2018 World Of Aromatherapy Conference

A Snapshot of the 2018 World Of Aromatherapy Conference with Jennifer Pressimone

November 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatic Bliss at its best! Words cannot describe the feeling I left with from the 2018 NAHA World of Aromatherapy Conference.  It was incredibly refueling, inspiring, empowering, motivating and elating to be in such extraordinary company of so many aromatherapy veterans, “rockstars” (or “scentstars” as I call them) and newly passionate aromatherapists. The energy was enlivening and the camaraderie was infectious. All I can say, is WOW!  I can’t wait for the next one in 2020. Well, let me not get ahead of myself.  First, I want to share my experience with you from the perspective of the event emcee,... Read More

Is an Aromatherapy Certification For Me?

November 14, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy is a household name these days.  It is a staple in most people’s homes, workplace, vehicle, purse and/or backpack. It is an emotional stabilizer, brain booster, mental relaxer and body supporter. We almost can’t image our lives without it.  I bet you have a couple of favorite essential oils that you try not to run out of. They are your go to’s in your time of need. Think back to when you first heard about aromatherapy or were introduced to it.  How did it make you feel?  What are your memories of that moment? Who shared it with you? ... Read More

What is Aromatherapy, Why Use It & How Can It Help One's Health?

What is Aromatherapy, Why Use It & How Can It Help One’s Health?

October 23, 2018 Leave your thoughts

When you ask most people what is aromatherapy, they will reply candles, soaps and/or perfumes.  Most people forget the connection that aromatherapy has with mental and emotional health. Aromatherapy in general is an amazing tool that offers the body and mind the ability to connect to itself and heal. When you think about it, the nose is a direct protrusion of our brain. It is the “external brain” that allows our internal processes to have contact with the outside world to assess, evaluate and initiate responses. When you breathe in, you are sending messages to the brain on how to respond... Read More

Let's Talk Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Safety

Let’s Talk Essential Oil & Aromatherapy Safety

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Respect and Aromatherapy Responsibly Respecting aromatherapy and essential oil safety is imperative. As with anything you use, educate yourself about what you are using, why you are using it, how to properly use it for what you need and when to use it. With so many companies and brands in the marketplace nowadays, its hard to distinguish what real from what’s synthetic, or half synthetic. In addition to these quality conundrums, safety is also a big concern, as many people who have not received formal aromatherapy training may not be aware that there are numerous concerns, precautions and contraindications to... Read More

Essential Oils for ADHD

Essential Oils for ADHD

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Integrating aromatherapy into a daily regimen has been proven to be very effective in managing mood, behavior, responses and reactions. When you match up the right remedies to tackle an issue, you will always see results.  If you are not seeing or feeling results, then you need to look deeper at the core issue and determine the true culprits of the imbalance. For example, certain foods can cause chemical reactions, metabolism changes and neurotransmitter disruptions within the body.  But this is not a cookie cutter effect for everyone.  I could eat sweet potatoes and be completely fine and satisfied with... Read More

Carrot Seed Essential Oil: Perks of Its Personality & Characteristics

Carrot Seed Essential Oil: Perks of Its Personality & Characteristics

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

If you are new to aromatherapy, you may not have known a carrot seed essential oil existed.  For more seasoned aromatherapist, I bet carrot seed essential oil is a staple in your repertory of aromatherapy ingredients. Although this is typically not a common oil among aromatherapy lovers, it is a very powerful and necessary oil.  It is however, a popular choice with those who practice aromatherapy in a more professional setting, especially with skin and body care, mind-body restoration and maternal nurturing.     Carrot Seed Oil Plant Characteristic Scenterpretation™ When you are becoming familiar with an essential oil and building... Read More

Essential Oil Recipes For Muscle Pain & Tension Relief

September 12, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Muscle pain is no joke. When you don’t feel good, or are experiencing any level of pain, all you want is that quick relief remedy.  What if a special combination of plants and essential oils could offer you that much needed relief?  All-natural, safe for most people and effective. I’ll share some of my favorite recipes that I have used, or my clients have used to alleviate that muscle strain, sprain, tension, pulled muscle and overall pain.   Why Aromatherapy Can Help With Pain Relief Aromatherapy has thousands of years of histories from all cultures from Egyptians, to Greeks, Romans,... Read More

15 Ways To Be An Effective Aromatherapist

August 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy is such a broad term these days. So many people have essential oils, diffusers and some form of carrier oils or bases.  When you talk about aromatherapy, most people nowadays will say, “oh, my favorite smell or scent is …”.  Or they might say, “I love essential oils because it helped me with…”.  This is so exciting.  When I wrote my first business plan in 2002, one of my mission statements was to be a part of the community that makes aromatherapy a household name.  Today, it is more than a household name. How exciting, right?   What Kind... Read More