JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

Head, Heart & Gut Re-Alignment

June 3, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Who needs a head, heart & gut re-alignment? It is hard to know when you are going out of balance. Often, until you are already out of balance. Then you feel like you are a hot mess, with no direction, no support, no plan and no energy. What to do? How do you put yourself back into alignment so your head (thoughts), connects with your heart (feelings) and gut (intuition)? Let me tell you, it’s better if you have a team of supporters to help you.  You don’t have to go it alone. Wrangle up your support team to get... Read More

Your Mind Matters: Turning it Into Your Best Asset

May 20, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Help My Mind & Brain with aromatherapy and herbs Our mind is incredibly powerful. It inspires, empowers and encourages us when it is healthy, active and nourished.  We can think clearly, be witty and spontaneous, creative, innovative problem-solving and we feel like we can conquer and accomplish anything. It serves as our best asset as no one else thinks like you. The ideas you dream of, the way you tackle a problem and create a solution, the ambitions, personality and dedication you possess. However, when it is taxed, stressed, undernourished and abused, it can be our worse enemy. Emotions will... Read More

Podcast: Jennifer Pressimone talks about pivoting in challenging time

Podcast: Jennifer Pressimone talks about pivoting in challenging time

May 18, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Jennifer Pressimone talks about pivoting in life and business during challenging times. She shares what it means to be a life, health and business mentor to wellness professionals needing to overcome emotional roadblocks to create a new, thriving life and career. She talks about tapping into her purpose, using this time to reignite her passion and continue serving those in need with aromatherapy, herbs and natural remedies. Listen here: Learn more about Vice President of The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, Jennifer Pressimone.

Health Coach Mastermind Group Chat with Jennifer Pressimone

Podcast: Health Coach Mastermind Group Chat with Jennifer Pressimone

May 12, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Photo-Aromatherapy for Mindset & Motivation: How thoughts and feelings drive action Aromatherapy has been used for centuries for physical, mental and emotional health. We learned from ancient cultures the benefits it provides for mood, motivation and physical health. Coupled with more evidence-based research today, we can clearly see the profound effect aromatherapy can have on our thoughts, emotions and behaviors.  Certain scents offer relaxation, such as lavender and chamomile. While others can be more invigorating like peppermint and lime.   In this podcast episode, Jennifer shares The importance of Mindset and motivation, overcome limiting beliefs hindering your potential and to... Read More

4 Tips for a Successful Cleansing Experience

April 3, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Is a cleanse right for you? Want to know 4 tips for a successful cleansing experience? Here is how you can show your colon some love. There are several types of herbal cleanses. Choosing one that is right for you will take a proper assessment of answering the following questions. What is my goal for doing the cleanse? Where is my health at right now? Meaning, am I healthy or working through some health challenges? If you having some health challenges, what are they? You will need to cross-reference any contraindications that might apply to the cleanse you choose. For... Read More

Can Smelling Essential Oils Help My Anosmia?

March 30, 2020 1 Comment

This is a question I get asked often…can smelling essential oils help my anosmia?  The short answer is yes, however there is a method to follow.    What is anosmia? This is the loss absent of the ability to smell. Anosmia has been scientifically linked to a deficiency of zinc (source), an important trace mineral for immunity, absorption, growth and development. Other studies show that it can contribute to someone feeling more isolated, unhappy and have a lower quality of life.    What causes it? There are a number of reasons. chronic exposure to environmental and cleaning chemicals undergoing chemotherapy... Read More

Citrus Essential Oils Comparison Chart Guide

February 4, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Why are Citrus Essential Oils so Important? Citrus essential oils are top notes. They typically come at you quick, then dissipate within a short period of time. So, if their scent doesn’t linger, why are they so important? Can they help that fast? The answer is yes. Even when a scent doesn’t linger, science shows us that just one whiff can fill the olfactory receptor sites to cause the brain to engage, activate and trigger action throughout the entire body and brain. They are important because they are our “cheerleaders”. Our “flashlight”. Our “activators”. They activate the mind and body... Read More

5 Brain Boosting Essential Oil Recipes to Increase Productivity

January 16, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil Recipes to Increase Productivity Aromatherapy can enhance cognitive functions, in all areas of the brain and gut. Science shows it powerful effects for enhancing memory recall, learning new tasks, cognitive response time, analytical thinking and problem-solving. Memories triggered by scent have stronger emotional connections, therefore appear more intense than other memory triggers such as sight, sound or touch (source).  When you have faster and accurate cognitive functions, it will enhance and accellerate productivity, stamina and endurance. This is helpful for work projects and performance, as well as daily personal tasks. Let’s face it, we are in a multi-tasking,... Read More

Bay Laurel Significance With Nerves and Victory

Bay Laurel Significance With Nerves & Victory

January 15, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Bay Laurel Essential Oil, Laurus nobilis Bay laurel is probably most recognized for its use in the Olympic Games as a symbol of victory. It has a sweet yet dry, warming, floral-ish scent with ever so light hints of spice. It is a very strong scent, so 1 drop in an aromatherapy blend can go a long way. Too much can overtake and overpower a blend. A good balance would be 1 drop bay laurel to 3 drops of a citrus note, 2 drops of a floral note, and 1-2 drops of a base note. Physically, bay laurel can calm... Read More

2019 Year In Review for JennScents Aromatherapy

December 31, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy Year In Review 2019 What a year 2019 has been! Thank you to all of our JennScents family for spreading your love of JennScents with your friends and contributing to our accomplishments. We can’t wait to see what 2020 holds for us all! We have many projects, website and online class enhancements, new products and continued health and wellness consultations. Some highlights from 2019 include: The JennScents Aromaversity expanded its certification programs to include an enhanced Clinical Aromatherapy program. In addition to Licensed Massage Therapists and Registered Dietitians, our Aromaversity is now approved for nurses (RN’s LPN’s ARNP’s and... Read More

5 Secrets to Building Your Aromatherapy Business in 2020

December 18, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Business Building Secrets Let’s face it, the way we do business has changed over last 20 years. Everything is more technology driven, with models in place to track, monitor and assess emotional behaviors. These measures help business owners target their audience with more precision and marketing. The thing is, you have to establish those program measures, work the system and analyze the metrics data daily. It really is a full time job! There has got to be some buisness building secrets that fuel your happiness and propel your business at the same.   Do What You Do Best & Let... Read More

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2020 Hot Trends in Aromatherapy

December 12, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy trends have changed over the years. Essential oils and the practice of aromatherapy are certainly more of a household name today, than it was, say, ten years ago. I remember when I first started my aromatherapy business almost 20 years ago, that there was still a learning curve of what aromatherapy was, how it works, and why it helps with so many health ailments. There was not as much evidence based research as there is today. You used to have to read the actual medical and holistic health journals to get the information that is not at our fingertips... Read More