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, …

overcoming-migraines-5-natural-treatments-that-work

Overcoming Migraines: 5 Natural Treatments That Work!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets 36 Comments

My daughter’s had migraine headaches for years. And she’s only 14. I have other relatives who’ve lived with them for years, with no relief except for from strong pharmaceuticals (read: side effects). My daughter’s migraines went away, for the most part, when we discovered she was intolerant to dairy. With removing this food group, she rarely gets them anymore. But …

remedies-for-constipation

8 Remedies for CONSTIPATION

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 32 Comments

Is constipation a problem for you or someone you love? It’s a common symptom, especially among Americans. Many are struggling with compromised gut health. The colon is the final length of the gut where imperfections will often make themselves known. While most reach for various fibers and medications, I’d like to share with you alternatives that I’ve been studying for …

glutamine-not-recommended-leaky-gut

GLUTAMINE: NOT Recommended for Leaky Gut

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 49 Comments

Many articles recommend using glutamine (also labeled L-glutamine) as a supplement to help heal leaky gut. It provides energy to the small intestines and when converted to glutamate can accelerate healing. Tangentially, it is also recommended by some to abate sugar cravings, or among body builders and athletes for performance and recovery. Certainly many doctors prescribe glutamine for their patients …

spunky-affordable-gift-giving-guide

The SPUNKIEST, MOST AFFORDABLE Holiday Gift Buying Guide! (Not your ordinary ideas!)

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Store and Resources, Uncategorized 7 Comments

Oh friends! I had fun with this one! I’ve chosen to share with you the most thoughtful, eco-friendly and loving gifts. I hope you’ll enjoy my picks and that they’ll help you to make one or more great choices for someone you love, or perhaps someone for whom it is hard to buy. This post contains affiliate links. Thanks so …

Nature Cure for Sore Throats & Which Throat Spray to Choose?

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 26 Comments

I got my tonsils out in my early 20’s They were nasty; so I was happy to take the medical doctor’s advice and have them removed. I hoped it would help me to have fewer incidents of sore throats. Alas, no. Sore throats are my body’s first go-to. Whenever I get run down, first symptom: sore throat. To this day, …

gelatin-health-benefits

Why is Gelatin Good for You? {And how to best optimize its nutrition}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 23 Comments

Gelatin’s many roles in the human body make it a supplement worth including on a daily basis. Far beyond improving skin, nail and hair health, its nourishment of the human body is profound and broad. Just as it holds ingredients together when cooking, its components help to seal the gut or rebuild tissue. Being high in animal protein, this multi-purpose …