lavender essential oil

Quotes in EatingWell Magazine Fact-Checking

Quotes in EatingWell Magazine Fact-Checking

August 13, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Lavender essential oil, Lavandula angustifolia, is one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy. It has been used for centuries for a variety of mind and body health purposes. Due to its therapeutic versatility, lavender is a common ingredient in personal care, bath, and body care products. As a staple in many formulations, it also lends a balancing effect for scent coherence when combined with other essential oils. Lavender benefits Lavender is most associated with its relaxing and calming effects to the mind, emotions, and body. It is used to manage skin issues, mood, frustration, and joint support. In... Read More

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne

March 18, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oil & Botanical Remedies for Acne Oh My Goodness…What is that? A Pimple!   Acne effects million of people across the globe, of all ages. It affects teens going through puberty and hormone changes. Adults with hormonal and elimination issues will experience cystic acne. Athletes who perspire a lot and wear tight clothing such as bicyclist and other contact sports like football and baseball players. When you sweat, it is not the actual sweat that smells. It is the toxins attached to it that smell.  Those toxins carry out the unwanted “gunk” which, if it can’t get out and... Read More

Essential Oils For Common Skin Issues

Essential Oils For Common Skin Issues

February 25, 2021 Leave your thoughts

Essential Oils for Common Skin Issues Essential oils have been used for centuries for skin care. From Egyptians to Greeks, Romans, traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda medicine to a huge multi-billion dollar industry today. There are products for general skin care needs and specialized products that cater to certain skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.   Choosing Essential Oils for Skin Conditions When you are choosing essential oils for certain skin conditions, here are a few characteristics to cross-reference. Do you have any allergies, sensitivities or contraindications (health conditions, medications, etc.) What essential oils do you have on hand Therapeutic... Read More

Aromatherapy for Hair & Scalp Health & Growth

Aromatherapy for Hair & Scalp Health & Growth

December 22, 2020 Leave your thoughts

Aromatherapy For Hair & Scalp Health In ancient times plant material was used to strengthen hair and nourish the scalp. Enfleurage techniques were popular among Egyptians, Greeks & Romans, as well as in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Fast forward to today…botanicals are still used in hair, skin & scalp care. There are more advanced infusions with plant extracts that maximize specific results and incorporate essential oils.  More scientific studies have been conducted showing the benefits and efficacy of using botanicals for hair and scalp health.   Common Hair & Scalp Imbalances Here are some common hair and scalp issues... 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

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student

August 20, 2019 Leave your thoughts

JennScents Holistic Aromatherapy Comprehensive Guide Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Student Written by:  Lovetta Davis I specifically chose this textbook to assist me with my Level 1 JennScents Aromatherapy certification course that I am now in the process of taking and completing.  Not only did this textbook assist me in taking and completing this course with its valuable wealth of information, but it also was a valid education for me in learning the “truth” about the often misunderstood, misinformed and falsified world of “essential oils”, in the effort toward capitalization of the industry.  Nowadays you can practically get... Read More

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.   Listen in to this video clip where I talk about diffusing essential oils,... Read More

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

Aromatherapy is B.L.I.S.S.

June 13, 2019 Leave your thoughts

B.L.I.S.S. – Be empowered. Learn. Inspire others. Share your wisdom. Support community. Be Empowered & Learn The JennScents Aromaversity is a holistic aromatherapy and herbal school, empowering you with authentic, current and relevant education to understand true aromatherapy. This specialized training will assist you in developing your aromatherapy and blending skills, confidence, instinct, capabilities and knowledge to practice and make your own aromatherapy products, whether for personal use or in a professional business. You will gain insight about ancient historical uses current practices, scientific research, safety guidelines, quality importance, chemistry and the art and blending techniques to make affective products... 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 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

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: Forward Evolution Achieves 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 Forward Evolution Achieves Resolution. Resolve, not fret.... Read More