Posts for Herbals

Helichrysum - The Deep Wound Healer

Helichrysum – The Deep Wound Healer

February 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Helichrysum, the “wound healer”, is one of my absolutely favorite essential oils! It is a powerful healer of the mind, body and soul, especially when the wounds are deep. Think of PTSD, traumatic situations, severe and/or chronic cognitive deficits and scarring on the skin. Its heavy, hay-like floral, yet herby-earthy and green scent can hydrate and nourish skin, while penetrating and warming the depths of emotional scars.   Helichryum Plant Signatures Helichrysum is a shrub that grows a little more than three feet high, with slender, leaf-like stems and a cluster of golden-yellow flowers that have a spongy appearance. The... Read More

What The Liver? An Organ of Anger & Action

What The Liver? An Organ of Anger & Action

February 16, 2018 Leave your thoughts

When you ask someone about their liver, most will say, yes, it’s in there. Well, what does it do? A lot! To be more specific, it plays a huge role in detoxifying the body.  It has over 500 functions and 11 detoxification pathways (5 in Phase 1 and 6 in Phase 2) to get the junk out and aid in immunity and digestion. Where is my liver? The liver is located to the right of the stomach, behind the ribcage, and below the diaphragm. I call this the “everything organ”. Helping with digestion, absorption, food processing, bile secretion, and blood filtering,... Read More

The Joy Organ - Pancreas

The Joy Organ – Pancreas

January 11, 2018 Leave your thoughts

The Joyous Pancreas When you think about of the pancreas, what comes to mind? Most people would say, blood sugar. That is correct. The pancreas regulates blood sugar balance. However, it does so much more. Having an emotional healing brain, the first thought that comes to my mind is, joy and the sweetness in life. When someone is deprived of enjoyment, happiness and laughter, the physical organ that takes “the hit” is the pancreas.  Blood sugar is related to food sugars.  Food sugars are related to comfort and joy. It makes us feel better, even if it is temporary. Thus,... Read More

Thyroid Stoplight

The Thyroid Stoplight for Mind, Body and Soul Health

December 20, 2017 Leave your thoughts

What is the thyroid’s purpose? The thyroid is a gland that regulates metabolism of carbs, thyroid hormones, proteins and fats. It has an influence on the body’s growth ability and metabolic rate (weight management). It’s best friend is the adrenals, as they work together to generate physical, mental and emotional energy, assist in weight management, regulates sleep, and many other functions. In natural health, the thyroid has been referred to as the “third ovary”, as there is a connection between thyroid function and ovarian function. A March-April 2011 study showed “Severe longstanding hypothyroidism leads to increased ovarian volume and/or cyst... Read More

Essential Oil Scent Contamination

December 7, 2017 Leave your thoughts

That’s MY Oil Did you know there is such a thing as essential oil contamination? I was recently at an event sharing the benefits of essential oils, and letting attendees smell and connect with the different scents. One lady came up to me and told me how much she loves essential oils. She then excitedly grabbed the bottle out of my hand, opened the lid and placed her fingers over the orifice reducer top to “shake it up” (you do not need to shake up your essential oils in this manner).  She then proceeded to dab the orifice reducer top... Read More


Take Charge! Earn Your Professional Holistic Aromatherapy Certification from JennScents Aromaversity!

November 30, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Become a Certified Aromatherapist Being educated and skilled in what you do can help you help your family and others with ease and confidence. There is much to know about essential oil therapies, properties, benefits and uses, as well as how to properly and effectively integrate them with botanicals, tinctures, flower essences and other medicinal remedies. When you become a certified aromatherapist, it will give you the training and knowledge you need to accurately employ essential oils and aromatherapy practices, along with practice sessions to develop, improve and enhance your blending skills.  You will have the opportunity to learn how and... Read More

JennScents Holiday Stress Management Tips – Aromatherapitized

November 30, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Who doesn’t need a little extra help managing their holiday stress?  I don’t see any hands. We all need love, support and reminders to help take care of ourselves, as we take care of others in our life. And wouldn’t it be great to add in some nice, pleasing scents to activate our mind, make us feel better and more motivated? Mediation Scents Meditation is a practice to calm and quiet the mind, bringing it to a greater consciousness of awareness and being. Having a profound effect on our health of the body, mind, heart and gut. When the body... Read More

A Stressed Mind Can Lead to A Stressed Body, and Vice Versa

November 29, 2017 Leave your thoughts

When you don’t feel good, it is hard to be motivated, inspired, empowered and confident. It is easy sometimes to fall into the misery trap, and not be able to see or think clearly, or positively. A stressed mind can cause a stressed body, and vice versa. Finding ways to connect and strengthen your inner power, can help you stand up in your own personal power. Having tools to get you back on your feet, moving forward and living freely. Developing the ability to conquer your dreams, goals and “to do” list with courage, joy, appreciation and gratitude, is essential.... Read More

Ginger Junction – A digestive must-have

October 23, 2017 1 Comment

Ginger to the Rescue Thanksgiving time is upon us. We will all be overeating, indulging in treats and in need of some serious digestive support. I bet every table will have some form of ginger root on it. Most people are familiar with ginger candy and herbal tea. However, the essential oil is somewhat under utilized. Adding ginger essential oil with roman chamomile and peppermint (in equal parts) can be the trifecta of “Thanksgiving Overindulgence”.  Make up in a roll-on or spray, and place them on the dinner table with instructions of use on the label. You will be everyone’s... Read More

Using Aromatherapy for Self-Nourishment & Adrenal Fatigue

October 18, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Think about how many times during the day you help someone else. Now think about how many times during the day, you help yourself. Or take a 10-15 break, without any technology, just to do some deep breathing, walk around the block or nurture yourself. In most cases, you have a double digit number next to helping others. And you probably have a 0 or 1 next to helping yourself. Well, it’s time for self-nourishment aromatherapy! THE BANK OF YOU Start thinking of yourself as a bank. The bank of YOU – YOUbank, an Emotional bank, a Mind-Body Bank, whatever... Read More

Our Gut: The Worrier

October 16, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Where Do You Feel Your Emotions Did you know that each organ has an emotional counterpart? When you are experiencing a physical ailment, think about what emotions coincide with that body part. We hold the emotion of worry in the gut or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Anger in the liver. Grief in the lungs. Fear in the kidneys. Not feeling supported is in the bones. Ailments in the front of the body have to do with moving forward. Ailments in the back of the body have to do with letting go of something from the past. Right now, I want you... Read More

JennScents VIRTUAL Custom Aromatherapy Blending Bar

October 13, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Creating Personalized Blends to Match Your Mind-Body Health Needs We are excited to be one of the first to offer a Virtual Aromatherapy Custom Blending Bar experience. I began my aromatherapy custom blending bar in 2002, at a local herb shop in my hometown. There was nothing like it and it really happened by accident. It started out with me visiting the shop frequently as I was working on regaining my health. I then came every day and talked with people when they came into the store. I shared that I made me an Intestinal Soother to calm my bowels... Read More