JennScents Aromatherapy Blog

An aromatherapy education & holistic health blog

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 breaks 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. In elaborating, 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, including my facial toner... Read More

Maca Supplements

March 19, 2014 Leave your thoughts

Maca Maca Man…or Woman! Maca has a rich history, used for centuries in Peru, revered for its energy ad 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 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. Mnay studies show its benefits with PMS, prostate issues, mental clarity and stress reduction. My favorite Maca supplement formula is from Solle Naturals, called Solle Excell.  It contains... 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