Aromatherapy

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,... Read More

15 Ways To Be An Effective Aromatherapist

August 15, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy is such a broad term these days. So many people have essential oils, diffusers and some form of carrier oils or bases.  When you talk about aromatherapy, most people nowadays will say, “oh, my favorite smell or scent is …”.  Or they might say, “I love essential oils because it helped me with…”.  This is so exciting.  When I wrote my first business plan in 2002, one of my mission statements was to be a part of the community that makes aromatherapy a household name.  Today, it is more than a household name. How exciting, right?   What Kind... Read More

FEAR warrior

The F.E.A.R. Warrior: Forget Everything Achieve Resolution

July 25, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Fear! Many people associate with an uncomfortable, stressful, paralyzing and cringing feeling. What if we changed our perception of fear? And associated it with something not so paralyzing and negative? Our minds are a powerful resource we have to overcome and conquer anything we set out to do.  You have heard that saying before, “mind over matter”, right? Well, it’s true. When your mind believes, the “matter” becomes resolvable. It becomes a challenge that needs solving, addressed or conquered. This is where you get to exercise your inner Fear Warrior.  F.E.A.R. stands for Forget Everything, Achieve Resolution. Resolve, not fret.... Read More

JennScents Aromaversity Structure

JennScents Aromaversity Structure: How To Make The Most of Your Studies

July 18, 2018 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Aromaversity® Structure for Online Certifications The JennScents Aromaversity® is structured to provide layers of training throughout the 3 levels of beginner to advanced aromatherapy courses, to lay a solid foundation and deepen roots in the practices of authentic aromatherapy. We have devised our courses to give a well-rounded, comprehensive education in holistic health as a whole, that integrates botanicals and aromatherapy for physical, mental and emotional health. Our diverse, yet relevant natural health and phyto-aromatherapy courses bridge mind and body health for humans (preconception through death) and animals. We share up-to-date information, bringing you to forefront of the aromatic... Read More

Becoming an Aromapreneur

Becoming an Aromapreneur™: Business Development & Growth Tips

June 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What is an Aromapreneur™? An Aromapreneur™ is a trailblazer. A visionary. One who provides solutions for current problems as well as unforeseen problems that that could affect one’s daily life. A person who can develop a vision of sharing aromatherapy, coupled with the mission of bringing greater awareness in the field and development of aromatics can be an effective Aromapreneur™. Empowering others with knowledge and skills to increase their value and pursue their own aromatic journey along with the inspiration to pay those lessons forward to future generations. Are you an Aromapreneur™? Do you want to become an Aromapreneur™?  The... Read More

Nut & Nut-Free Aromatherapy Carrier Oils

Nut & Nut-Free Aromatherapy Carrier Oils

June 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Nut and Nut-Free Oils: Nourishing Your Health While Managing Allergies To understand what a is considered a nut, I searched the Wikipedia definition which states, A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit in which the ovary wall (shell) becomes increasingly hard as it matures, and where the seed remains unattached or free within the ovary wall.” So, a seed is contained within a nut, however it is not a nut. Keep in mind, not all nuts trigger allergies. It is important to assess and know which nuts you have an allergy or sensitivity to.  For example, argan oil is... Read More

Juniper Essential Oil Personality

Juniper Essential Oil Personality

June 28, 2018 Leave your thoughts

When working with essential oils, it is important to understand their deep, soul nature. What feelings does it provoke within you when you smell the oil? Where do you feel it? What properties does that oil possess? What environment does that plant material thrive, or not thrive in?  All of these characteristics, Doctrine of Signatures, can give you insight into what a particular can offer you in the way of emotional and mental support. Let’s take a closer look at the Juniper oil personality or character traits.   Understanding the Juniper Essential Oil Personality Juniper, Juniperus communis, is a hardy evergreen... Read More

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil Benefits: A Mover & Shaker Oil

June 6, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Ah, the smell of grapefruit is refreshing and uplifting.  One of my all-time favorite aromatherapy combinations is grapefruit mixed with peppermint essential oil.  It smells like cotton candy to me (minus the heavy sugary scent). It reminds me of run, refuels my spirit and invigorates my soul. Grapefruit has a distinct flavor to it, which gives you an early indicator that it is unique, bitter and firm in its aroma, yet sweet and rejuvenating. Grapefruit, being a citrus oil, is most notes as being a mood elevator. However, it does so much more for the body. It is a key... Read More

The YOUvement™: Get Moving Inside and Out

The YOUvement™: Get Moving Inside and Out

June 5, 2018 Leave your thoughts

What is the YOUvement™? It is about YOU creating movement in YOUr life. When you connect to your inner self, accept and appreciate you for who you are, its time to take yourself “on the road” and get moving. Put your personal plan into action. Don’t have one yet? Here is a great place to start – create your Personal Milemarker™ Map. This is helpful when you feel stuck or trapped by your circumstances. Got your plan? Now, let’s keep you moving. Think about areas in your life, personally, professionally, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually where you are stuck. What... Read More

Lemongrass: An Essential Oil with Sass

May 1, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Lemongrass essential oil has a distinct lemony-herby scent that makes you feel like you are walking in the middle of an herb garden. You can spot it anywhere, visually and sensorial.  In the aromatherapy world, it is most noted to support the immune, lymphatic and circulatory systems.  It is also a common oil added to insect repellents, deodorants and other personal care products.  It is a refreshing, yet striking scent to penetrate the senses and elicit a response, pretty quickly.   What the Lemongrass Plant Characteristics Tell Us Lemongrass has a powerful, sweet and herbaceous aroma, that commands the air... Read More

Finding your aromatic WHY

Finding Your Aromatic WHY in Life & Business

April 30, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Many people have a hard time separating their individuality from their professional occupation. Over time you lose your personal identity and forget what make you happy, what drives and motivates you and the how-to skills to do something about it. Finding your aromatic WHY in your personal life, separate from your professional life is important to regaining your-self identity. This helps you feel empowered to embrace your uniqueness and special qualities. Aromatherapy can help you do both – be an individual as well as a professional.   Which Aromatherapy Personality Am I? To start the process of rediscovering you, get... Read More

Cardamom - The Chi Enhancing Oil

Cardamom – The Chi Enhancing Oil

March 27, 2018 Leave your thoughts

Cardamom is often overlooked in aromatherapy and undervalued in it therapeutic potentiality. I think most people grab ginger or cinnamon, as these tend to be more popularized. Once someone smells this sweet, vegetative scent with camphoresque undertones, they connect to it on a deeper level and it opens up their mind and helps release certain emotional burdens. It is common in oral care products to sweeten breath, and enhance oral hygiene.   Cardamom Plant Characteristics Cardamom is a aromatic plant that can grow up to 122 feet high.  It belongs to the zingiberaceae (ginger) family which is known for having... Read More