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All About Diffusing Essential Oils

All About Diffusing Essential Oils

July 25, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Inhalation of Essential Oils Did you know that inhalation of essential oils is the best way to balance mind-body health? When you inhale a scent, the response time is instant. Scent molecules travel through the nose to limbic structures in the brain to activate a response whether to relax, energize, balance, shift or empower movement (physically and of emotions and thoughts). Adding essential oils to an aromatherapy diffuser or diffusing apparatus provides a simple, convenient, yet powerful way to experience aromatic scents that deliver therapeutic benefits. Questions About Diffusing Essential Oils From Our Students Q: How long can I safely... 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, 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... 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

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

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

Let's Talk Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Safety

Let’s Talk Essential Oil & Aromatherapy Safety

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Respect and Aromatherapy Responsibly Respecting aromatherapy and essential oil safety is imperative. As with anything you use, educate yourself about what you are using, why you are using it, how to properly use it for what you need and when to use it. With so many companies and brands in the marketplace nowadays, its hard to distinguish what real from what’s synthetic, or half synthetic. In addition to these quality conundrums, safety is also a big concern, as many people who have not received formal aromatherapy training may not be aware that there are numerous concerns, precautions and contraindications to... Read More

Essential Oils for ADHD

Essential Oils for ADHD

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Integrating aromatherapy into a daily regimen has been proven to be very effective in managing mood, behavior, responses and reactions. When you match up the right remedies to tackle an issue, you will always see results.  If you are not seeing or feeling results, then you need to look deeper at the core issue and determine the true culprits of the imbalance. For example, certain foods can cause chemical reactions, metabolism changes and neurotransmitter disruptions within the body.  But this is not a cookie cutter effect for everyone.  I could eat sweet potatoes and be completely fine and satisfied with... Read More

Carrot Seed Essential Oil: Perks of Its Personality & Characteristics

Carrot Seed Essential Oil: Perks of Its Personality & Characteristics

September 20, 2018 Leave your thoughts

If you are new to aromatherapy, you may not have known a carrot seed essential oil existed.  For more seasoned aromatherapist, I bet carrot seed essential oil is a staple in your repertory of aromatherapy ingredients. Although this is typically not a common oil among aromatherapy lovers, it is a very powerful and necessary oil.  It is however, a popular choice with those who practice aromatherapy in a more professional setting, especially with skin and body care, mind-body restoration and maternal nurturing.     Carrot Seed Oil Plant Characteristic Scenterpretation™ When you are becoming familiar with an essential oil and building... Read More

Essential Oil Recipes For Muscle Pain & Tension Relief

September 12, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Muscle pain is no joke. When you don’t feel good, or are experiencing any level of pain, all you want is that quick relief remedy.  What if a special combination of plants and essential oils could offer you that much needed relief?  All-natural, safe for most people and effective. I’ll share some of my favorite recipes that I have used, or my clients have used to alleviate that muscle strain, sprain, tension, pulled muscle and overall pain. Why Aromatherapy Can Help With Pain Relief Aromatherapy has thousands of years of histories from all cultures from Egyptians, to Greeks, Romans, Ayurveda... Read More