Why to Choose Celtic Sea Salt over Himalayan!

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

Years ago, I bought and used Himalayan salt, believing it to be mineral-rich and much better than table salt. Sea salt was what I had been using. I thought the two salts were interchangeable, and because so many people recommend Himalayan, I thought perhaps it was THE superior salt. What happened next and what my doctor (read about him here …

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

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

A few supplements come to mind as being fundamental for good health, for most people. Digestive bitters is one of them. Bitters is an herbal tincture that improves digestion and liver function. But the key to this article is also saving money. One 4-ounce bottle of bitters costs over $40. Our family of five goes through those bottles quickly. Our budget …

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles, for detoxification~ This tea can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge. Drink 1-2 glasses daily for so many health benefits. #nettles #detox #herbaltea #dandelion #burdock #redclover #detoxtea #detoxherbs #livercleanse #immuneboostingfoods #immuneboosters

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles {iced healing tea, for detox}

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Traditional Healing Foods 15 Comments

Up to four herbs can be put into this tea. They each have amazing health benefits, not the least of which is detoxification. One to two glasses of this iced (or hot) tea is beneficial to drink daily each spring. Let’s look at dandelion and nettles’ properties, as well as burdock’s and red clover’s. You’ll love the way they cleanse …

10 Best Natural Supplements for your Pet's Health #pethealth #petsupplements #petfood #petholistic

Best Natural Remedies and Supplements for your Pet’s Health (Dog and Cat)

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 11 Comments

When we talk about eating beautifully, it’s not just for humans. Your pet’s diet and natural supplements will determine their health and longevity, just like human nutrition steers the course for our wellness. This post shares the top ten best natural supplements and remedies (and dietary guidance) — both for cats’ and dogs’ everyday needs, as well as for acute …

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and Not to Eat to Reduce Menstrual Cramps

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and What Not to Eat *to Reduce Menstrual Cramps*

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 14 Comments

Menstrual pain is caused by prostaglandins, fatty acid compounds found in cells throughout our body– and specifically found in the epithelial layer of the uterus. Prostaglandins play many roles in the body. Among these, they cause uterine contractions and inflammation. When the uterine lining is shed starting a woman’s cycle each month, prostaglandins are released, thus contractions ensue– what we …

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How Many Carbs to Eat: Weight Loss, Blood Sugar, Exercise and Insulin!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 17 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. While the title of this post uses the words weight loss, we’re here to talk health. This conversion guide (below) and discussion are tools to help us understand the relationship between carb intake and fat storage. And perhaps even more importantly, the guide below is designed to …

Light Therapy Energy Lamps: A Real Solution to Winter Blues and Depression, Low Energy, Low Thyroid Function, Insomnia and diagnosed SAD

Light Therapy Energy Lamps: A Real Solution to Winter Blues and Depression, Low Energy, Low Thyroid Function, Insomnia and diagnosed SAD

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 10 Comments

If you think I’m crazy, I’m at peace with that. The truth is: I talk to my happy light. I say things like, “Hello, Happy Light” and, “I love you, Happy Light.” Light therapy, and energy lamps like the one I love, are used to treat seasonal depression (seasonal affective disorder [SAD]), insomnia, jet lag and low-energy due to decreased …

How to Remove Moles and Warts with Essential Oils {with step-by-step method} #wartremoval #moleremoval #essentialoils #EOremedies #howtoremove #herbalremedies

How to Remove Moles and Warts with Essential Oils

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 53 Comments

After sharing that my family successfully removed moles and warts at home with essential oils (instead of apple cider vinegar), MANY of you have asked me for more specifics on how we did it. This post makes that communication easy, as it’s all written down step-by-step. However, I used essential oils “neat,” which can cause dermal irritation, although it didn’t …

10 Best Supplements for Diabetes + how to take fewer pills! and lifestyle advice

10 Best Supplements for Diabetes- (+ how to take fewer pills… and major lifestyle advice)

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

I am not a doctor. Please consult your practitioner before changing your supplement or healthcare regimen. I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Most medical sites absolutely pooh-pooh natural supplements as a means of controlling or reversing type 2 diabetes. But medical peer reviewed studies say just the opposite: “Medical doctors are therefore encouraged …

10 Best Bulletproof Coffee Add-ins

10 Best Bulletproof Coffee Add-ins (PLUS recipe!)

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Treats 29 Comments

A lot of folks now know what bulletproof coffee is; hurray for that! The nutrition and deliciousness of bulletproofs has modified my morning ritual for the better! I even make bulletproof hot chocolates most mornings for my boys. And we make them at our Paleo cafe. I always make mine decaf. And that’s one of the beauties of bulletproof coffee: …