JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

Essential Oils For Nerve Pain Case Study: CRPS

September 2, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Working with essential oils for nerve pain can be tricky. My advice is to start slow and work up as nerves really are sensitive. It’s like eating ice with an exposed nerve or receded gum line. You have to be aware of several factors so you can properly assess and formulate a helpful blend using essential oils for nerve pain, without overstimulating the pain. What is their sensitivity level? Where is the pain? How long have they had the pain? What is their pain level on a scale of 1-10? Current tissue state? Hot or cold? Wet or Dry? Tense... Read More

How to Create an Aromatherapy Blend

August 24, 2020 Leave your thoughts

An aromatherapy blend is a powerful remedy that can deliver so many benefits for the body, mind, emotions, gut and spirit. It is easier today to find information about essential oils, carrier oils and recipes for certain health concerns.  Whether you are new to aromatherapy or a seasoned aromatherapy veteran, you know getting a formula just right can take precision of just the right oils, in just the right amounts or dilutions.   Where Do I Start With Making an Aromatherapy Blend? A common question I get often from customers, clients and students, is “do you have a method on... Read More

Aromatherapy for Grief & Lung Health

August 14, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy for Grief & Lung Health It is not uncommon for me to meet five to six people weekly that say that they are experiencing some type of respiratory concern. One of the first questions that I ask them is if they have been exposed to some form of environmental toxins such as pesticides, fertilizer, mold, automobile fumes, etc. Approximately two or three of them fall into this category but the other seven to eight need further assistance.   Grief Assessment My next question to these individuals is if they are grieving over something or someone. A few of them... Read More

Aromatherapy Grounding Ritual

August 1, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Do you ground yourself…every day? If not, now is the time to implement an aromatherapy grounding ritual in your morning and evening routine. It can improve your brain function, ability to multitask with ease, calm overwhelm and help you manage your stress level. It is a simple process, and takes less than 5 minutes.   How does grounding yourself each day help your health? Having a grounding ritual every morning and evening is highly beneficial, physically, mentally and emotionally. When you feel deeply rooted in yourself, you have a clear sense of who you are and what you want. Combine... Read More

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 to retrain your nose.   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... 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