JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

Why am I always working on a health issue?

September 8, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Q: Why am I always working on a health issue, whether physical or emotional? Just when I work through one issue, more seem to pop up right after. When will I be done getting healthy? A: Well, the short answer is never. You never are done being healthy. It is a constant way of life of nurturing yourself to be continuously healthy. You don’t put gas in your car once and expect it to go forever, right? It is a continual process of refueling. Same goes for maintaining your mental health. Think of it like popping a balloon. You have... Read More

Top 12 Essential Oils for Any Occasion

August 30, 2022 Leave your thoughts

12 Essential Oils for any Occasion There are so many essential oils available now. How do you choose which ones are absolutely necessary to keep on hand, that will give you the most, versatile benefit? Here are my top 12 must have essential oils that I keep in my house at all times.  The first five of them are the ones I always travel with. See which ones connect with you the most, then add it to your aromatherapy kit.  Your top twelve may differ from mine, and that’s okay.  It’s about assessing your particular needs, defining your purpose and... Read More

4 Essential Oils to Ease Stress

August 18, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Here are 4 essential oils to ease stress and boost energy. Um, yes please! It is common knowledge these days that aromatherapy can help improve mood, aid in relaxation, feel rejuvenated, and assist with physical imbalances. However, what is not so known, is the specific power certain essential oils have when used strategically in aromatherapy practices. When you combine certain essential oils, in the right dilution ratio, and the right times during the day, you can help the mind and body balance quicker and more effectively. This will help you maintain and sustain your stress-relieving efforts.   4 Essential Oils... Read More

Aromatherapy for Animals – Dogs, Cats, Horses & Llamas

August 4, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy for Animals – Dogs, Cats, Horses & Llamas Using essential oils and botanicals with dogs, cats, horses, llamas and other animals is a hot and uncertain topic for many pet owners. How do you know what to use, how much to use, and in what way to help and not harm your pet? That is the BIG question. In my 20 years of experience, I have successfully used essential oils safely with my dogs, cats, horses & llamas. It comes down to practicing 5 main factors to “aromatherapy responsibly” with pets.   5 Main Factors to Consider When Using... Read More

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Custom Blending Basics Using Essential Oils

July 9, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Custom Blending Basics Using Essential Oils The concept of custom blending is not a new one. However, it is more popular than ever in this world of personalized health options. Have you ever gone to a drink dispenser and combine maybe a little iced tea and lemonade?  Well, that is “custom” blending. Or have you mixed in a variety of seasonings when you are cooking a specific dish?  That is also a form of custom blending. When you choose a color scheme, pair more than two things together and match accessories to your clothing outfit, this is a type of... Read More

Ailments & Emotional Connections

Ailments & Emotional Connections

June 28, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Ailments and their Emotional Connection: making connections between physical concerns and emotional imbalances Our bodies function best when it is in harmony – body, mind and spirit, all working together. When there are miscommunications within the body among our nerves, organs and cells, it can cause a disruption in the way our body and mind operate.  For example, for someone who works all night and sleeps all day, their circadian rhythm may get “off track”, causing physical and mental fatigue, exhaustion, poor adrenal and thyroid function as well as depression, irritability, scattered thoughts and poor concentration. Recognizing when the body... Read More

Create Your Path in Aromatherapy

Create Your Path in Aromatherapy

June 10, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Create Your Path in Aromatherapy  Aromatherapy has grown in popularity and is now a part of most people’s daily routine. Whether diffusing essential oils in the morning or at bedtime, using a scented body wash, room spray, perfume or cologne, scented cleaning products, and pet shampoos, good scents are a must. What if you could match certain scents to improve your health, your thoughts, feelings, motivation, and mental health? Wouldn’t that be something of value to you and your family? You could even integrate aromatherapy into your profession and career. As I always say, if you are going to multitask,... Read More

7 Top Gun Essential Oils to Help You Take Flight & Soar

June 3, 2022 Leave your thoughts

7 Top Gun Essential Oils to Help You Take Flight & Soar  If you need to – quiet the mental chatter and negative thoughts going round and round in your head get clear in your goals and action plan without being stuck in the mud spinning your wheels drum up the courage to do something that scares you be bold, brazen and determined to go after a health, life or business goal …then this is for you!   How to let your dreams take flight so you can shine & soar  Dreaming is easy. Allowing the space and time to... Read More

Reduce Stress with this Simple Habit

Reduce Stress with this Simple Habit

May 6, 2022 Leave your thoughts

When you smell something you like, it can put an instant smile on your face. Releasing any stress that were swarming around in your head, causing anxiety, stress, and exhaustion. This is the power of aromatherapy. Science shows that when you smell pleasant scents, it activates your mind to be happy, positive, and productive. It increases your immune system functions so you stay strong physically, mentally, and emotionally. Adding in the simple habit of taking a whiff of a pure essential oil or essential oil blend, twice a day, can make all the difference in how you handle stress, respond... Read More

Aromatherapy for Cellulite

April 29, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy for Cellulite As we age, muscles and skin atrophy at a faster rate. Certain body systems slow down. Cardiovascular and lymphatic systems slow down and get congested more easily. And, let’s face it, things start shifting, sagging, and dropping. Not a fun process. The body’s production of enzymes goes down and oxidation goes up (especially when stressed physically, mentally & emotionally). An unfortunate combination that can lead to more hydration issues. Poor hydration feeds increased sluggishness and congestion, enhancing cellulite issues. Of course, there are certain exercises that can focus on cellulite areas, maybe different from your typical gym... Read More

Holistic Wellness versus Illness

April 21, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Holistic wellness versus illness WE’llness versus “I” – Illness, an interesting concept. “We”llness is a team effort. A team of organs and daily routines, as well as well as a team of supporters that strengthen you continuously. When you are surrounded by negativity, that brings you down, and keep you from reaching your potential in life, work & home. It follows the concept that if you internalize negative experiences (the “I”), keeping them bottled up, then those negative thoughts and feelings get buried within the body. When you leave them buried, they can “eat away at you” causing imbalances in... Read More

Why Is Working with a Certified Aromatherapist Important?

April 16, 2022 Leave your thoughts

Why You Need to Work with a Certified Aromatherapist Why Is a Certified Aromatherapist Important? They help you – safely use essential oils & aromatherapy blends properly choose essential oils that will help your health goals they are skilled in creating effective essential oil combinations for beneficial aromatherapy blends they can cross-reference safety guidelines, contraindications & allergies they can create you a customized aromatherapy blend to remedy & relieve health concerns Being a trained clinical aromatherapy practitioner, they are able to see the bigger picture of your current health and health goals. They can skillfully connect the dots and help... Read More