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GLUTAMINE: NOT Recommended for Leaky Gut

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 55 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 …

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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, …

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

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 24 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 …

How to Heal Yeast Infections and Kill Pathogen Overgrowth

How to Heal YEAST INFECTIONS and treat pathogen overgrowth: Part 2 {Candida and more}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 24 Comments

If you need to conquer internal (or external skin) pathogen overgrowth there are a few components that I have found essential for success. We need to be, firstly and most importantly, on a grain-free, refined-sugar-free diet. An herbal regimen should not only be implemented but rotated to prevent pathogens from morphing. Biofilm disruptors should be included in one’s protocol. Let’s …

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BAPS Recipe *and* How to Incorporate Diatomaceous Earth into BAKING! for its pathogen-killing properties

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 42 Comments

A couple years ago I connected with a practitioner on the east coast whose specialty was wiping out pathogen overgrowth. I learned a lot from him and while I don’t have a pathogen population of zero, I have reached a tolerable level of equilibrium with my bugs. (I am aware that a healthy level of candida is considered normal or …

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HOW TO CLEAN A DRY BRUSH

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 18 Comments

So you’ve started dry brushing? Great, me too! It makes a huge difference in my body’s ability to detox. If you haven’t started yet, here’s more information on why it’s worth the 5 minute daily ritual. This post contains affiliate links. I’ve noticed advice on-line to discard your brush after 3 months of use and to get new one. I …

How to Make Yellow Dock Tea for Anemia

How to Make Yellow Dock Tea: Iron Wine~ For Anemia

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 29 Comments

This post contains affiliate links. Recently diagnosed with anemia, my super-doc put me on 3 cups of yellow dock root tea a day. I like the side benefits of yellow dock: it aids those with low stomach acid (me!), heals the liver and improves digestion. It can also be used topically to help with acne and psoriasis and is excellent for …

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Parenting Sick Kids~ Wholesome TV Tricks and Comfort Remedies

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

We don’t do much screen time. We save it as a special treat, for rare nights when we’re all exhausted or for when we’re sick. Even with infrequent viewing, it’s easy to run out of great programming.  We love the older Disney classics like Mary Poppins and Swiss Family Robinson, as well as incomparable masterpieces like The Sound of Music.  …