Health & Wellness Posts & Resources

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

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.    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

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

10 Important Health Medicinal Mushrooms

December 9, 2019 Leave your thoughts

The Power of Medicinal Mushroom First, let me say that medicinal mushrooms are not the same as the button mushrooms in the produce aisle of the grocery store. Or the ones growing in the cow pastures near your house. Quality is important. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries for a variety of health issues including boosting immunity, strengthening the brain and balancing blood sugar. More recent evidence based science confirms and expands on the health benefits these medicinal mushrooms can offer us. Taken before bed, they have been shown to enhance a restful sleep. In physical, mental and emotional... Read More

JennScents Holiday Shopping Guide 2019

November 15, 2019 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Holiday Shopping Guide 2019 Let’s go shopping! Show all of the favorite people in your life that you care with personalized and customized gifts. Convenient and simple, yet powerfully personal.   For a woman in your life mom, daughter, aunt, sister, niece, cousin, friend, teacher, neighbor, co-worker, boss, acquaintance Shop for her For a man in your life dad, son, uncle, bother, nephew, cousin, friend, teacher, neighbor, co-worker, boss, acquaintance Shop for him For Babies & Children safe for babies and kids Shop for kids For Pets dog, cat, horse, llama, ferret, guinea pig Shop for pets For your... Read More

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! Aromatherapy to the Rescue!

Anxiety, Depression & Stress, Oh My! 11 Essential Oils to the Rescue!

October 1, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oils for Anxiety, Depression & Stress…Aromatherapy to the Rescue! There are so many people who suffer from anxiety, depression and stress. Statistics show millions, and that is just the ones diagnosed with anxiety and depression. We are fast paced, technologically advanced society who tries to get so much done in a short period of time. Obviously, this places physical, mental and emotional stress on a person, causing them to feel overwhelmed and overtaxed. You feel like you are carrying the weight of the world. When this goes on for a certain period of time, it can build up inside,... Read More

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut

September 27, 2019 Leave your thoughts

7 Aromatherapy Recipes for Women’s Health: Head, Heart & Gut Women, we certainly are rockstars, aren’t we? We navigate through our daily responsibilities as a caretaker, leader, emotional warrior and peacemaker. If we are so awesome, why do we put ourselves last on our list of things to do? Why do we not take more time to nourish ourselves? Why are we not first on our list? That changes now. Let’s support each other. Encourage each other. Inspire each other to take care of our physical, mental and emotional needs. After all, everyone depends on us. Ok, great. You are... Read More

Aromatherapy Interview with Jennifer Pressimone, Founder & Instructor at JennScents

May 15, 2019 Leave your thoughts

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. I truly am blessed not only to have experienced this,... 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

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

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