Tag Archive: Aromatherapy

Get a Running Start to A Stronger YOU in 2018!

Get a Running Start to A Stronger YOU in 2018!

December 8, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Let’s hit the ground running to welcome the new year. This is the year you focus on YOU! Whether you make weekly appointments for self-care, take monthly “personal days” or plan a quarterly weekend getaway. Take time to personally assess your health – head to toe and inside to out. You do maintenance on your car right?  Well, your body is your main vehicle. Your main transportation. Time to check is and self-assess. How are you doing? If your body could talk to you, what would it say? What is working great? These body functions you want to keep and... 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

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

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

Honoring Our Veterans With Deep Appreciation & Gratitude

May 24, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Mental Health PSA as we approach memorial day – a day to honor our veterans who have seen and experienced some unimaginable sights. Mental Health instability affects so many people. There are statistics that show it affects 1 in 5 people, but what about those who suffer in silence. I’d almost bet the stats are closer to 1 in 2 or 3 people. It’s the silent sufferers I want to reach out to. Many depend on anti-anxiety and anti-depressant medications to go out in public, handle stress and even just do normal, everyday tasks.  Here are some helpful ideas to... Read More

How do I move forward when I feel stuck?

May 22, 2017 2 Comments

Emotions are vital to our everyday existence.  They propel us to move forward, face our fears and conquer our dreams.  But they also can be debilitating, consuming and overwhelming.  Most people don’t give too much attention when things are going right in their life.  They take for granted that their hard work, positive thinking and faith has blessed them with abundance for the day.  But you can be certain, that we give more focus to our life when things don’t go our way, we are having a bad day, our “luck” is unlucky and we just feel defeated.  Why is... Read More

Making Scents and Finding Your Health Direction

May 11, 2017 Leave your thoughts

When you get lost, you use a compass to find your way, right?  Should you be heading north, south, east, west or a combination of all directions to reach your destination? Well, what about when you need to find direction with your health? What tools do you have at your fingertips to guide you?   I want to introduce you to the Solle Compass, one of my favorite tools in my daily “healthbox”.  It is a system of Directional Mind-Body Health to help you find your way back to health. Just like the 4 directions on a compass, there are... Read More

Essential Oils and Hydration

May 2, 2017 1 Comment

How do your essential oil's help the mind and body stay hydrated? When you smell an essential oil, it does not automatically increase your hydration level. What it does do is provide antioxidant and antibacterial properties, that nourish and empower cells to function at its best. When you give the body the right tools, it will perform its job optimally. Certain scents enhance lymphatic circulation which assists nutrients to be delivered where they need to go, and toxins to be eliminated properly. When this nutrient balance happens, cells and tissues can obtain and stay hydrated. You've heard that saying, it's... Read More

Meet the Maker Series at Laurelbox with Jennifer Pressimone

May 1, 2017 Leave your thoughts

At JennScents, I am an aromatherapy educator, practitioner, author, guest speaker and essential oil formulator (which is one of my favorite things to do).  When formulating, it is about matching up individual essential oils to the purpose and goal of the blend. This will give an effective result, not to mention, a beautiful scent to enjoy. I had the privilege of formulating some very special essential oil blends for an amazing company called laurelbox. They offer thoughtfully hand curated, small batch gift boxes designed to nourish the heart after loss.  They have great gifts for bereavement, love and kindness. Each and every laurelbox is presented with... Read More

Oregano Essential Oil vs. Oil of Oregano Supplement

May 1, 2017 1 Comment

What is the difference between oregano essential oil and oil of oregano (herbal supplement)? Dilution and potency. Oregano essential oil has gone through a steam distillation process and is a full concentrate of that procedure.  Oregano contains a phenol called carvacrol with which the potency varies between essential oil and the herbal supplement of Oil of Oregano (many supplement companies use a standardized dilution).  Oil of Oregano supplement is emulsified in a fat carrier such as safflower or olive oil, usually an extract, that is either distributed in a soft gel or liquid form. It is not a full concentrate,... Read More