JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog
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 & Aromapreneur™  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

FEAR warrior

The F.E.A.R. Warrior: Forget Everything Achieve Resolution

July 25, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Fear! Many people associate with an uncomfortable, stressful, paralyzing and cringing feeling. What if we changed our perception of fear? And associated it with something not so paralyzing and negative? Our minds are a powerful resource we have to overcome and conquer anything we set out to do.  You have heard that saying before, “mind over matter”, right? Well, it’s true. When your mind believes, the “matter” becomes resolvable. It becomes a challenge that needs solving, addressed or conquered. This is where you get to exercise your inner Fear Warrior.  F.E.A.R. stands for Forget Everything, Achieve Resolution. Resolve, not fret.... Read More

Essential Oils for Various Types of Coughs

July 21, 2018 Leave your thoughts

There are various types of coughs.  How do you know what kind you have? And how do you know which remedies will be the best to use for your particular cough?  Well, let me offer some insight to help you solve the cough remedy mystery. Before we dive into the nitty gritty of matching remedies to the various types of coughs, let’s understand the concept of “directional health”. What is Directional Health™? It is the concept of knowing which direction your ailment is headed. You will use your intellectual and gut compass to guide you on choosing remedies that turns... Read More

JennScents Aromaversity Structure

JennScents Aromaversity Structure: How To Make The Most of Your Studies

July 18, 2018 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Aromaversity® Structure for Online Certifications The JennScents Aromaversity® is structured to provide layers of training throughout the 3 levels of beginner to advanced aromatherapy courses, to lay a solid foundation and deepen roots in the practices of authentic aromatherapy. We have devised our courses to give a well-rounded, comprehensive education in holistic health as a whole, that integrates botanicals and aromatherapy for physical, mental and emotional health. Our diverse, yet relevant natural health and phyto-aromatherapy courses bridge mind and body health for humans (preconception through death) and animals. We share up-to-date information, bringing you to forefront of the aromatic... Read More