Aromatherapy Education Posts & Resources

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

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

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

August 20, 2019 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student Written by:  Lovetta Davis I specifically chose this textbook to assist me with my Level 1 JennScents Aromatherapy certification course that I am now in the process of taking and completing.  Not only did this textbook assist me in taking and completing this course with its valuable wealth of information, but it also was a valid education for me in learning the “truth” about the often misunderstood, misinformed and falsified world of “essential oils”, in the effort toward capitalization of the industry.  Nowadays you can practically get... Read More

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

June 13, 2019 Leave your thoughts

B.L.I.S.S. – Be empowered. Learn. Inspire others. Share your wisdom. Support community. Be Empowered & Learn The JennScents Aromaversity is a holistic aromatherapy and herbal school, empowering you with authentic, current and relevant education to understand true aromatherapy. This specialized training will assist you in developing your aromatherapy and blending skills, confidence, instinct, capabilities and knowledge to practice and make your own aromatherapy products, whether for personal use or in a professional business. You will gain insight about ancient historical uses current practices, scientific research, safety guidelines, quality importance, chemistry and the art and blending techniques to make affective products... Read More

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Backstory

June 5, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide  The JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide was a labor of love for author, Jennifer Pressimone. It is a compilation of her education, references, resources and personal experience. She shares over 100 essential oil profiles, numerous carrier oils, charts for physical, mental and emotional aromatherapy support, mind-body-gut connection and a whole lot more.   How the 100+ Essential Oils Were Chosen Jennifer uses about 125-130 essential oils in her aromatherapy business. She wanted to share information and her experience with the ones she uses the most including lavender, lemongrass, oregano and rosemary. In addition, she... Read More

Essential Oil Blending FAQ

Essential Oil Blending FAQ

May 29, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil Blending FAQ Do you have some essential oil blending questions? Ever wonder how to construct a blend? Choose a carrier? Understand how it works? Or how to know when it’s time to create a new blend? Clinical aromatherapist, formulator and educator at the JennScents Aromaversity, Jennifer Pressimone, shares frequently asked questions with answers about common blending advice, suggestions and tips.   Q: I am having a hard time creating an aromatherapy blend for myself to reduce my stress response to a crazy and hectic life right now.  Any suggestions? A: With blending for self, sometime it is best to... Read More

Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

Why Does One Aromatherapy Method Work Over Another?

December 29, 2018 Leave your thoughts

I get asked this question a lot from students – “why does one application method work over another?”.  Or “Does one application method in aromatherapy work better than others?”  Bottom line, it comes down to three factors – the purpose of your aromatherapy blend, the contents or ingredient list and user compliance.  If someone does not take baths and only prefers showers, a “bath salt” might not be the best option.  You may consider a shower gel. Experience of Applications Completing case studies as a student gives you first-hand experience, working with different personalities, different blending techniques and seeing varying... Read More

How to Get Started With Aromatherapy Certification

November 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Getting Started With Your Aromatherapy Certification Now that you have made the decision to pursue your aromatherapy certification, let me walk you through the process of getting started with the JennScents Aromaversity.  Anytime you start something new, there is a short period of acclimation to learn what you need to do, when and where to do it and to get into a groove. We have made the process to become a student simple, easy, convenient and user-friendly.   Register for an account Purchase your Certification Course (courses will automatically be loaded into your account immediately) Start your Course Student Tips... Read More

What Can I Do With My Aromatherapy Certification?

November 21, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What Can I Do With My Aromatherapy Certification? Aromatherapy is an ancient health care discipline that has evolved in today’s medicinal practices. It is not just a pretty smell, but an empowering, enlightening, inspiring and nurturing combination of art and science.  We have historical references dating back as early as 3000BC of how aromatic medicine was used for health, mind and wound care. Every culture has integrated some form of botanical medicine or aromatherapy for its therapeutic benefits – physically, mentally and emotionally.  Even better, today, we have a plethora of science that has been conducted, and continues to be... Read More

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist

November 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Getting to Know Jennifer Pressimone, Clinical Phyto-Aromatherapist & Scentpreneur™  Jennifer Pressimone is one of the leading aromatherapist in the world. She has taught many personal and professional aromatherapists as well many in the medical field such as doctors, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors, dietitians, dentists and radiologists. Her passion for aromatherapy began when she was faced with her own health crisis in 1999. Throughout her journey, she learned how to help herself, and has dedicated her mission to helping others through their own health challenges with the lessons, experiences, research and training she has gained. According to Jennifer, “I feel I... Read More