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Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! Aromatherapy to the Rescue!

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! Aromatherapy to the Rescue!

October 1, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! Aromatherapy to the Rescue! There are so many people who suffer from anxiety, depression and stress. Statistics show millions, and that is just the ones diagnosed with anxiety and depression. We are fast paced, technologically advanced society who tries to get so much done in a short period of time. Obviously, this places physical, mental and emotional stress on a person, causing them to feel overwhelmed and overtaxed. You feel like you are carrying the weight of the world. When this goes on for a certain period of time, it can build up inside,... Read More

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut

September 27, 2019 Leave your thoughts

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut Women, we certainly are rockstars, aren’t we? We navigate through our daily responsibilities as a caretaker, leader, emotional warrior and peacemaker. If we are so awesome, why do we put ourselves last on our list of things to do? Why do we not take more time to nourish ourselves? Why are we not first on our list? That changes now. Let’s support each other. Encourage each other. Inspire each other to take care of our physical, mental and emotional needs. After all, everyone depends on us. Ok, great. You are... Read More

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

August 20, 2019 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student Written by:  Lovetta Davis I specifically chose this textbook to assist me with my Level 1 JennScents Aromatherapy certification course that I am now in the process of taking and completing.  Not only did this textbook assist me in taking and completing this course with its valuable wealth of information, but it also was a valid education for me in learning the “truth” about the often misunderstood, misinformed and falsified world of “essential oils”, in the effort toward capitalization of the industry.  Nowadays you can practically get... Read More

All About Diffusing Essential Oils

All About Diffusing Essential Oils

July 25, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Inhalation of Essential Oils Did you know that inhalation of essential oils is the best way to balance mind-body health? When you inhale a scent, the response time is instant. Scent molecules travel through the nose to limbic structures in the brain to activate a response whether to relax, energize, balance, shift or empower movement (physically and of emotions and thoughts). Adding essential oils to an aromatherapy diffuser or diffusing apparatus provides a simple, convenient, yet powerful way to experience aromatic scents that deliver therapeutic benefits. Questions About Diffusing Essential Oils From Our Students Q: How long can I safely... Read More

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

June 13, 2019 Leave your thoughts

B.L.I.S.S. – Be empowered. Learn. Inspire others. Share your wisdom. Support community. Be Empowered & Learn The JennScents Aromaversity is a holistic aromatherapy and herbal school, empowering you with authentic, current and relevant education to understand true aromatherapy. This specialized training will assist you in developing your aromatherapy and blending skills, confidence, instinct, capabilities and knowledge to practice and make your own aromatherapy products, whether for personal use or in a professional business. You will gain insight about ancient historical uses current practices, scientific research, safety guidelines, quality importance, chemistry and the art and blending techniques to make affective products... Read More

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Backstory

June 5, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide  The JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide was a labor of love for author, Jennifer Pressimone. It is a compilation of her education, references, resources and personal experience. She shares over 100 essential oil profiles, numerous carrier oils, charts for physical, mental and emotional aromatherapy support, mind-body-gut connection and a whole lot more.   How the 100+ Essential Oils Were Chosen Jennifer uses about 125-130 essential oils in her aromatherapy business. She wanted to share information and her experience with the ones she uses the most including lavender, lemongrass, oregano and rosemary. In addition, she... Read More

Essential Oil Blending FAQ

Essential Oil Blending FAQ

May 29, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil Blending FAQ Do you have some essential oil blending questions? Ever wonder how to construct a blend? Choose a carrier? Understand how it works? Or how to know when it’s time to create a new blend? Clinical aromatherapist, formulator and educator, Jennifer Pressimone, shares frequently asked questions with answers about common blending advice, suggestions and tips.   Q: I am having a hard time creating an aromatherapy blend for myself to reduce my stress response to a crazy and hectic life right now.  Any suggestions? A: With blending for self, sometime it is best to use a freestyle blending... Read More

Aromatherapy Interview with Jennifer Pressimone, Founder & Instructor at JennScents

May 15, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Jennifer Pressimone is a world leader in aromatherapy business, product and event development as well as educational landscape with her JennScents Aromaversity®. She has seen the topography of the aromatherapy industry change over the last 20 years and has played a vital role in advancing the profession and practice of authentic aromatherapy. Let’s chat with her about her journey, discoveries and experience. How did you come into aromatherapy? It is serendipitous how God puts us in the right place, at just the right time, surrounded by just the right people. I truly am blessed not only to have experienced this,... Read More

What is the Shelf Life of My Aromatherapy Blend?

May 10, 2019 Leave your thoughts

What is the Shelf Life of My Aromatherapy Blend? This is a popular question we get from students and customers. They want to know, “how long will my blend last, shelf life wise?” What they are really asking, is how long will my blend work with the potency it has when you first make it?  Well, that is not a cookie cutter answer with just one set amount of time. There are several factors that come into play to determine how long it will hold its potency and have its scent last, without starting to smell funny.   Aromatherapy Blend... Read More

Can Aromatherapy Help with Addictions?

May 7, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Can aromatherapy help with addictions? It sure can! Aromatherapy is a powerful tool that can help with a plethora of physical, mental and emotional issues. Addictions, can have a link with genetics, biochemistry, environment, society, physiological brain impairments and/or mental health disorders. Your physical structures can create an environment for addictive behaviors to manifest. Likewise, the psychological disturbances and disorders, can cause an imbalance in hormones and neurotransmitters, which trigger “electrical or circuitry shortages”, that may activate addictive behaviors.   Aromatherapy Support for Addictions When you smell an odor (or a scent molecule), it connects throughout your olfactory and limbic system... Read More

Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

December 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

I get asked this question a lot from students – “why does one application method work over another?”.  Or “Does one application method in aromatherapy work better than others?”  Bottom line, it comes down to three factors – the purpose of your aromatherapy blend, the contents or ingredient list and user compliance.  If someone does not take baths and only prefers showers, a “bath salt” might not be the best option.  You may consider a shower gel. Experience of Applications Completing case studies as a student gives you first-hand experience, working with different personalities, different blending techniques and seeing varying... Read More

How to Get Started With 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.   Register for an account Purchase your Certification Course (courses will automatically be loaded into your account immediately) Start your Course Student Tips... Read More