JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

Custom Care verses Cattle Care

January 18, 2016

In our fast-moving, fast-paced, multi-tasking, quick-fix demanding society, I have seen the mentality of our health care move away from customized care and more towards “cattle care”. What do I mean by that?  With customized care, a person evaluates themselves or is evaluated as an individual, a whole person, rather than compared to everyone else, clumped into a category, labeled and given a “universal protocol”. The person’s specific needs are discussed and cross-referenced to “connect the dots” aiming to find the root of the manifestations experienced by that individual. Then a customized plan of action can be created to meet those specific needs,... Read More

Why are Plant Enzymes so important in aromatherapy blends?

November 6, 2015 Leave your thoughts

What are plant enzymes and how can they help us? Plant enzymes break down proteins, fats, carbs and starches. Enzymes are commonly discussed when it comes to digestion. So in aromatherapy, to help the body digest the essential oil via topical and inhalation applications, enzymes can be helpful. To elaborate a little more, enzymes break down protein structures such as allergens, skin and pet dander, stains and the exoskeleton of insects, fleas and ticks. So this is why I recommend added it to certain blends. It also enhances tissue and cellular hydration, so I add it into most of formulas,... Read More

Maca Supplements

March 19, 2014 Leave your thoughts

Maca Supplements have a rich history, used for centuries in Peru. They are revered for its energy and libido enhancing effects. Today, its popular for strength building, stamina, endurance and performance by athletes, those on the go and stay at home moms. Maca Maca Man…or Woman! Maca has naturally occurring vitamins, minerals and amino acids, making it nutritious as well as mood supporting. Just to name a few…B vitamins, calcium, iodine, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Many studies show its benefits with PMS, prostate issues, mental clarity and stress reduction. My favorite Maca supplement formula is from Solle Naturals, called... Read More

JennScents Holistic Health

March 18, 2014 2 Comments

JennScents Holistic Health offers an integrative approach between, mind, body, gut and spirit.  It connects the head, heart and gut to help you achieve overall wellness, vitality, happiness and contentment. JennScents is a firm believer that healing starts by activating the mind. This is where aromatherapy is vey crucial.  Various scents can elicit a response to help your body manage, cope and adjust to a situation, in a positive way. We must nourish our body and gut with nutrients, vitamins, amino acids, foods, herbs as well as extract and eliminate the toxins that consume us. And lifestyle is the vehicle to... Read More