JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

Essential Oil Dilution Ratio Chart

April 21, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil Dilution Ratio Chart  There are 3 vital parts to using essential oils safely in aromatherapy practices.  One, you need to use the right dilution ratio for the person or pet you are blending for. Two, you want to use your aromatherapy blends with the proper frequency. Meaning, do you use it once a day, twice a day, three times a day, etc. Three, using your essential oils with the proper duration. Sometimes a situation calls for a 15 minute session of smelling your essential oils. Other times it may need 20-30 minutes.   Dilution Ratios Dilution ratios are... Read More

11 Ways to Increase Revenue as a Health Coach

11 Ways to Increase Revenue as a Health Coach

April 5, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Finding ways to increase revenue as a health coach can be somewhat challenging. However, it is smart business to always seek opportunities that strengthen and increase revenue streams. You want to be able to continue to grow and sustain without costing you more time and breaking your back. Easier said than done, right? Especially when you are pulled in so many directions while managing your day to day operations. Let’s face it, the health coach field has greatly expanded over the last 5-10 years with the increased interest in natural health. People want to take control over their health choices... Read More

Aromatic Direction Guide: How to Use Essential Oils for Health

Aromatic Direction Guide: How to Use Essential Oils for Health

March 29, 2021 Leave your thoughts

This Aromatic Direction Guide can help you choose essential oils and herbs for particular health challenges. It shows which essential oils are cooling, heating, mucolytic and drying oils. There are hundreds of essential oils and herbs that provide varying degrees of directional support. For example, some are cooling, heating, drying or mucolytic. How do you know which ones to choose to help with a particular health challenge? This can be an overwhelming task. Certainly there are lots of DIY recipes people share in social media, but is that the exact recipe YOU need? Creating a custom blend for yourself, or... Read More

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne

March 18, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne Oh My Goodness…What is that? A Pimple!   Acne effects million of people across the globe, of all ages. It affects teens going through puberty and hormone changes. Adults with hormonal and elimination issues will experience cystic acne. Athletes who perspire a lot and wear tight clothing such as bicyclist and other contact sports like football and baseball players. When you sweat, it is not the actual sweat that smells. It is the toxins attached to it that smell.  Those toxins carry out the unwanted “gunk” which, if it can’t get out and... Read More

Clever Cleaning Solutions to Improve Your Mood

Clever Cleaning Solutions to Improve Your Mood

March 12, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Clever Cleaning Solutions to Improve Your Mood I know what you are thinking, “How can cleaning improve your mood?” It’s simple…add in aromatherapy. Aromatherapy has been proven time and again to enhance, inspire and shift mood, mindset and motivation, as well as balance emotions and physical health. So, why not incorporate it into your cleaning practices? Not only does it help with mood, it has been scientifically shown to provide therapeutic properties. Lemon essential oil for example has been shown to possess antioxidant and antimicrobial properties (source). Chemical components, like limonene, within an essential oil such as bergamot, lends ant-anxiety... Read More

Guduchi Adaptogen amazing health benefits

Guduchi Adaptogen amazing health benefits

March 5, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Can you say Guduchi?  Guduchi is gaining huge traction in the holistic health industry. Most people have never heard of it. However, it has been around for centuries. It’s most valued in Ayurvedic medicine for its adaptogenic properties to help your body and mind manage stress. When you are having physical, mental and emotional stress, which is inevitable, it can affect your physical mobility, memory, cognitive functions and emotional responses.   Guduchi, Tinospora Cordifolia Fun facts about guduchi – It is bitter, warm and dry HPLC testing shows Tinospora Cordifolia contains 3 times the amount of berberine over other species... Read More

Essential Oils For Common Skin Issues

Essential Oils For Common Skin Issues

February 25, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oils for Common Skin Issues Essential oils have been used for centuries for skin care. From Egyptians to Greeks, Romans, traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda medicine to a huge multi-billion dollar industry today. There are products for general skin care needs and specialized products that cater to certain skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.   Choosing Essential Oils for Skin Conditions When you are choosing essential oils for certain skin conditions, here are a few characteristics to cross-reference. Do you have any allergies, sensitivities or contraindications (health conditions, medications, etc.) What essential oils do you have on hand Therapeutic... Read More

Aromatherapy Application Methods

February 16, 2021 Leave your thoughts

You have many options when it comes to aromatherapy application methods. You want to use ones that you feel comfortable with, and are knowledgeable about. If you are copying a DIY recipe, understand the do’s and don’ts before making and using it. Essential oils are wonderful! However, you also need to consider the right carrier and application method that can deliver the best results. Here are the most popular and safe ways to use essential oils and apply them for certain health needs.   Inhalation Aromatherapy Application Methods These types of inhalation methods are good to lift mood, inspire energy,... Read More

Aromatherapy Tool: A Powerful Asset for Health Coaches

February 1, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy Tool for Health Coaches How can integrating aromatherapy into your health coach business, help you help your clients? Understand your client at their core. What are their experiences, what do they love, what feeds their soul? What do they know they need to do that they’re not already doing? What is stopping them from doing it? What would motivate them to do the actions needed to achieve what they want? Why have they not achieved in the past? What experience told them they can’t do it? How old were they when that happened? What were the circumstances surrounding that... Read More

Aromatherapy and Herbs for Post-op Delirium

January 27, 2021 Leave your thoughts

I never thought I’d be writing a blog about aromatherapy and herbs for post-op delirium. As an aromatherapist, I always know who and what I am going to help next, because God presents it before me. When several people with the same issue keep coming to me, then I know I am meant to learn how to help them. Figuring out which remedies and custom essential oil blends that will bring them the greatest benefit is my gift. I consider myself a “health investigator”. I love figuring out mysteries and putting all the pieces to the puzzle together. It takes... Read More

5 Common Mistakes Most Aromatherapists Make

January 25, 2021 Leave your thoughts

There are several common mistakes most aromatherapists make that are affecting their physiological and psychological health and overall results. Mostly from lack of education, training and experience. They say practice develops skills, competency and proficiency. However, you need to be practicing the right skills, safely. Using essential oils in your diffuser each day, is not necessarily “aromatherapy”.  Aromatherapy is a combination of art, science, intuition and common sense. It is an art because you are using your education of essential oils, plants, anatomy and physiology to create a formulation that delivers results to balance imbalances. It is a science because... Read More

7 Ways to Integrate Aromatherapy Into Your Health Coaching Business

January 18, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Integrate Aromatherapy Into Your Health Coaching Business can not only help you increase your sales, but service your clients better, strengthening loyalty and retention. Not to mention, having more fun. Why not gain health while helping others gain health?   Aromatherapy in Business Aromatherapy is a staple in natural health these days. Everyone has some form of aromatherapy in their home, from body and personal care to cleaning and laundry detergents. It is a natural fit into the health and wellness market, especially for health coaches. Common ways aromatherapy is integrated in businesses include: diffusing daily to increase immune health, productivity... Read More