7 Benefits of Sea and Sun for Autoimmune Conditions

7 Benefits of Sea and Sun for Autoimmune Conditions

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 22 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. I’ll tell you a 2-part story. The first part happened almost 2 years ago when our family traveled to California to visit Disneyland. At that time I had some rather extreme food sensitivities. I got a terribly itchy set of blisters and inflammation on my fingers …

Everyone On Your List 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Everyone On Your List 2016– HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 10 Comments

Many of you know a bit about me. I’ve written about myself, my health and our family. Perhaps, then, you can guess about me?… …That I do not enjoy department stores. Or malls. I do love little locally owned shops, and supporting artisans from impoverished countries. But mostly– I shop online. Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made …

Which Probiotics to Rebuild Gut Diversity and how to rotate them

Which Probiotics are Best to Rebuild Gut Diversity and How to Rotate Them

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 25 Comments

I’ve had clients ask me recently which probiotics we use and how to rotate them. Whether you’re on a healing protocol or a wellness diet, gut diversity is the precedent. It’s easy for many of us to choose one trustworthy probiotic supplement and stay on it, especially if it’s a probiotic with multiple strains. However, a healthy baby is born …

The 3 Best Remedies for Stomach Aches

The 3 Best Remedies for Stomach Aches

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 7 Comments

As a child I remember having stomach aches often. My mom always gave me Pepto-Bismol, the pink tablets. This medicine coated my stomach, sometimes soothed the discomfort and almost always made me throw up, perhaps indirectly helping me to get well sooner. (Incidentally, I always thought throw up was bright pink for this reason, until I was in my late …

GAPS Diet soup with a wonderful, healing, "secret", delicious ingredient!

Nourishing GAPS Diet Soup with a *Secret* Ingredient …with optional Instant Pot Directions & Bone Broth {this recipe is also Paleo/AIP-compliant}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Soups and Stews, Whole Food Recipes 22 Comments

I’ve been making healing soups for many years, and yes, I am actually still slowly working on that soup cookbook that many of you ask me about! 🙂 But today I learned something new, a new way to make a beautiful GAPS soup, and it’s so special that I want to share it with you now. Surprisingly, this recipe post …

Why ORAL Magnesium is more effective than Topical for many conditions: Insomnia, Constipation, Depression, Menopause, Perimenopause, Hashimoto’s

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 19 Comments

Years ago I read about the potential unpredictability of oral magnesium, that the body may not absorb it as well, that transdermal (topical) magnesium is more effective. I believed those sources and have used topical magnesium effectively for leg cramps (Restless Leg Syndrome) for years. However, many months ago I read sources that discussed that oral magnesium can be more …

Why it's important to take vitamin C with collagen, and what form of vitamin C to take.

How (and Why) to Take VITAMIN C with COLLAGEN… to HEAL THE GUT!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 43 Comments

I am not a doctor. Please consult your practitioner before changing your supplement or healthcare regimen. Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. When searching out the missing pieces of how to seal and heal a leaky gut it never ceases to amaze me how many components there are. A friend may find …

SLIPPERY ELM and MARSHMALLOW ROOT: 2 Gut-Healing Ingredients for Your Smoothies, Porridge, Tea, or Hot Chocolate

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 28 Comments

What do you say to herbs that are slippery and milky and soothing to the gut? They’re easy to add to smoothies, hot cereals, breads, porridges, puddings, teas and coffees. And they taste good. They taste healthy; but they taste good-healthy. Multitudinous testimonies boast these two herbs’ gastrointestinal powers: total relief of symptoms for those suffering from various conditions ranging …

5 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

5 Natural Remedies to Beat Seasonal Allergies!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 21 Comments

Have you started blowing your nose yet? Rubbing your eyes? More than 35 million people in the United States are affected by allergic rhinitis- the body’s release of histamines, and the subsequent inflammation in the lining of the nose, in response to pollen, pet dander, mold spores, and dust mites. With the rain, spring flowers, and wind blowing in, so …

dried-herbs-cooking-nutrition

Using Dried Herbs in Cooking for their Nutrition- Which ones are high in vitamins and minerals?

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 16 Comments

The following printable is an addendum to the recent Periscope and You Tube video I did on this topic. Watch the video to get the full “story.” Click on the link below if you’d like to print the list of herbs I discussed, and their attributes. This post contains affiliate links. Explore these herbs that aren’t usually used in cooking, …