Posts for Aromatherapy

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. 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 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 for any physical, mental and/or emotional need.... 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

Clinical aromatherapist, formulator and educator, 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 use a freestyle blending method. This means you open your aromatherapy box. Pick a number between 1 – 6. Then blindly grab that number of essential oils. For example, if you pick 5, then grab 5 EO’s randomly and sit them on... Read More

Aromatherapy Interview with Jennifer Pressimone, Founder & Instructor at JennScents

May 15, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy Interview with Jennifer Pressimone, Founder & Instructor at JennScents  Jennifer Pressimone is a world leader in aromatherapy business, product and event development as well as educational landscape with her JennScents Aromaversity®. She has seen the topography of the aromatherapy industry change over the last 20 years and has played a vital role in advancing the profession and practice of authentic aromatherapy. Let’s chat with her about her journey, discoveries and experience. How did you come into aromatherapy? It is serendipitous how God puts us in the right place, at just the right time, surrounded by just the right people.... Read More

What is the Shelf Life of My Aromatherapy Blend?

May 10, 2019 Leave your thoughts

What is the Shelf Life of My Aromatherapy Blend? This is a popular question we get from students and customers. They want to know, “how long will my blend last, shelf life wise?” What they are really asking, is how long will my blend work with the potency it has when you first make it?  Well, that is not a cookie cutter answer with just one set amount of time. There are several factors that come into play to determine how long it will hold its potency and have its scent last, without starting to smell funny.   Aromatherapy Blend... Read More

Can Aromatherapy Help with Addictions?

May 7, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Can aromatherapy help with addictions? It sure can! Aromatherapy is a powerful tool that can help with a plethora of physical, mental and emotional issues. Addictions, can have a link with genetics, biochemistry, environment, society, physiological brain impairments and/or mental health disorders. Your physical structures can create an environment for addictive behaviors to manifest. Likewise, the psychological disturbances and disorders, can cause an imbalance in hormones and neurotransmitters, which trigger “electrical or circuitry shortages”, that may activate addictive behaviors.   Aromatherapy Support for Addictions When you smell an odor (or a scent molecule), it connects throughout your olfactory and limbic system... Read More

How to Get Started With My 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.   Step 1: Register for an account Step 2: Purchase your Certification Course (courses will automatically be loaded into your account immediately) Step... 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

A Snapshot of the 2018 World Of Aromatherapy Conference

A Snapshot of the 2018 World Of Aromatherapy Conference with Jennifer Pressimone

November 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatic Bliss at its best! Words cannot describe the feeling I left with from the 2018 NAHA World of Aromatherapy Conference.  It was incredibly refueling, inspiring, empowering, motivating and elating to be in such extraordinary company of so many aromatherapy veterans, “rockstars” (or “scentstars” as I call them) and newly passionate aromatherapists. The energy was enlivening and the camaraderie was infectious. All I can say, is WOW!  I can’t wait for the next one in 2020. Well, let me not get ahead of myself.  First, I want to share my experience with you from the perspective of the event emcee,... Read More

Is an Aromatherapy Certification For Me?

November 14, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy is a household name these days.  It is a staple in most people’s homes, workplace, vehicle, purse and/or backpack. It is an emotional stabilizer, brain booster, mental relaxer and body supporter. We almost can’t image our lives without it.  I bet you have a couple of favorite essential oils that you try not to run out of. They are your go to’s in your time of need. Think back to when you first heard about aromatherapy or were introduced to it.  How did it make you feel?  What are your memories of that moment? Who shared it with you? ... Read More

What is Aromatherapy, Why Use It & How Can It Help One's Health?

What is Aromatherapy, Why Use It & How Can It Help One’s Health?

October 23, 2018 Leave your thoughts

When you ask most people what is aromatherapy, they will reply candles, soaps and/or perfumes.  Most people forget the connection that aromatherapy has with mental and emotional health. Aromatherapy in general is an amazing tool that offers the body and mind the ability to connect to itself and heal. When you think about it, the nose is a direct protrusion of our brain. It is the “external brain” that allows our internal processes to have contact with the outside world to assess, evaluate and initiate responses. When you breathe in, you are sending messages to the brain on how to respond... Read More