Balancing Hormones Naturally

Balancing Hormones Naturally



Hormones are your body’s chemical messengers. They travel in your bloodstream to tissues and organs to help them do their work. They work slowly, over time, and affect many different processes, including:


  •  + Growth and development
  •  + Metabolism
  •  + Sexual function
  •  + Reproduction
  •  + Mood
  •  + Energy
  •  + Sleep

Hormones have profound effects on your mental, physical and emotional health. Normally, your endocrine glands produce the precise amount of each hormone needed for various processes in your body, but hormonal imbalances have become increasingly common with today's fast-paced, nutrient-starved lifestyle. In addition, certain hormones decline with age, and some people experience a more dramatic decrease than others.

Fortunately, a nutritious diet and other healthy lifestyle behaviors may help improve your hormonal health and allow you to feel and perform your best.


BALANCING HORMONES NATURALLY


1. Consume enough protein. Consuming adequate protein triggers the production of hormones that suppress appetite and help you feel full. Aim for a minimum of 20–30 grams of protein per meal.


2. Avoid sugars and refined carbohydrates. Diets high in sugar and refined carbs have been shown to drive insulin resistance. Avoiding these foods and reducing overall carb intake may decrease insulin levels and increase insulin sensitivity.


3. Engage in regular exercise. Even taking a simple walk has been shown to modify hormone levels in a way that reduces the risk of disease and protects muscle mass during the aging process.


4. Get good quality sleep. Inadequate or poor-quality sleep has been shown to decrease fullness hormones, increase hunger and stress hormones, reduce growth hormone and increase insulin resistance.


5. Eliminate environmental toxins. Whether it be a household cleaner, a hair care product or a lotion, find out if it what types of chemicals are in the ingredients and if you suspect it could be toxic, get rid of it and replace it with a more natural option.


6. Use essential oils and supplements as part of a hormone-healthy lifestyle. Many men and women have had great success with using essential oils for hormone balance and to alleviate many of the complaints associated with hormone imbalance. Clary Sage, Progessence Plus, Lady Sclareol, Shutran, and Dragon Time are some essential oil favorites. Femigen, Cortistop, PD 80/20, Prostate Health, and EndoGize are helpful supplements for hormone support.


Essential oils have a powerful influence on hormones and emotions. Whether it's using them topically over areas of discomfort or diffusing them to encourage calm emotions, having a happier period really is possible because there is an oil for that!


MONTHLY MAGIC:

 + Dilute Dragon Time and apply over the abdomen and on ankles to help tame the hormone-induced rage.


+ Dilute Clary Sage, Geranium, or Ylang Ylang and apply over the abdomen to help alleviate discomfort.



We only use Young Living essential oils because well, they are the biggest, been around longest and the ONLY one with the Seed to Seal Promise. Learn more about that  HERE.

If you are ready to get started with your own Young Living wholesale membership use my REFERRAL LINK
There are several different starter kits, starting at just $35. Check them all out HERE.  Click on the site menu top right, then starter kits.
When you use my link  I will add you to my member vault where we share much more about the power of essential oils, supplements, nutrition, and conscious language to support our bodies with a  focus on emotional health.
Also, when you use my referral link we will credit your Young Living account with $25 to use on future orders so you can get started right away learning about your oils.
Until Next Time,
 Marie



Ditch Sugar Cravings With Peppermint Essential Oil

Ditch Sugar Cravings With Peppermint Essential Oil
"By sweetening with sugar, as an essay in The New York Times observed in 1884, “we can give a false palatableness to even the most indigestible rubbish."
- Gary Taubes, The Case Against Sugar
Hello friend!
Sugar, on its own, is not inherently bad, and in fact, it can be quite functional in foods! It adds the sweetness of course, but can also serve as a natural preservative in foods like jams and jellies.
The real problem isn't the sugar itself, it's that we eat too much of it. Westerners tend to have a sweet tooth, and it's likely contributing to health problems, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

While some people choose to go zero-sugar in an attempt to reduce their sugar consumption, many experts recommend a less drastic approach. Reading labels, making mindful choices, and choosing when and where you will consume sugary foods and drinks may have longer-lasting results when it comes to your overall health.
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Required disclaimer:
*Information regarding historical use of herbs and aromatic plants is for informational purposes only and is not based on modern science, nor should this information be construed as expected results from use.
KICK THE SUGAR WITH ESSENTIAL OILS: PEPPERMINT
Not only does peppermint oil boost energy levels (hello improved workouts!) it can also help soothe sore muscles and minimize recovery time, which will help you get back to working out sooner.

Research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition found that ingesting peppermint oil before a workout enhanced exercise performance in male athletes by relaxing the bronchial smooth muscles and increasing the ventilation and brain oxygen concentrations. That's just a fancy way of saying that peppermint oil made it easier to power through intense exercise without getting out of breath.
Peppermint also reduces hunger cravings and can help you to feel full faster.
Good news, when you start your wholesale membership with a premium starter kit, you can get peppermint essential oil.  If you are ready to get started with your own wholesale membership use my REFERRAL LINK
There are several different starter kits, starting at just $35. Check them all out HERE
When you use my link  I will add you to my member vault where we share much more about the power of essential oils, supplements, nutrition, and conscious language to support our bodies with a  focus on emotional health.
Also, when you use my referral link we will credit your Young Living account with $25 to use on future orders so you can get started right away learning about your oils.
Until Next Time,
 Marie

Girl, Clean Up Your Act With Thieves

Girl, Clean Up Your Act With Thieves
Hey, I know the idea of switching some of your products you use on the day to day to safer less harsh substitutes can seem daunting. Even though we know it is better for us, it can be a little overwhelming.

 Don't worry I got your back. You can make simple, easy changes that yield BIG results, especially in the kitchen.

The kitchen is the heart of the home. Most of our time is spent preparing meals for our families and cleaning up. So it makes sense to start in the kitchen if we want to get rid of some of those harsh chemicals we are using.

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Open your kitchen cabinets, I am sure you will see a ton of different types of cleaning products with an ingredient list a mile long of things you might not even be able to pronounce.
Before we start,  go to https://www.ewg.org/  and look up any ingredient that is in the cleaning supplies you are using right now. Or Google that ingredient with the word dangers of in front of it.

Get ready to be amazed or disgusted or a little of both.


 Look up those cleaning products that you are using to see where they rate. If it ranks a 4 or higher, girl you need to ditch it and switch it. If you can't find your brand just search for another similar brand, product or the ingredients if you can pronounce them. Or search on the EWG website.


Most commercial cleaners contain ingredients that are known as hormone disruptors. They can jack our hormones all up and wreak havoc on our bodies. It's no wonder many women are stressed out, worn out and feel bad!! If that's not bad enough, many are even known to be carcinogenic.... what? Yep and many countries have banned these chemicals. 



 You can replace all those "dirty" cleaning products with Thieves Household Cleaner from Young Living. Yep, just one product that can pull double duty in your kitchen and all over your home. 
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Here is the low down:

Thieves  Household Cleaner is safe for EVERYONE even our four-legged friends.
Thieves Household Cleaner is free of harsh chemicals.
Thieves Household Cleaner is formulated with the power of Young Living's Thieves Oil Blend with naturally derived, plant-based ingredients.
Thieves Household Cleaner uses an ultra-concentrated biodegradable formula AND you only need one cap full of Thieves to 16 oz water so one bottle will last quite a long time. I got my bottle in August  2018 and still have a ton left.

You can also sign up for my newsletter HERE and get my report, 3 Ways to Support Our Emotions Naturally.


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See how easy that was? One product with no harmful ingredients takes the place of a cabinet full of harmful products.


The most economical way to get Thieves is by becoming a wholesale member. You can learn more at https://www.youngliving.com   and use my member # 15676719 or use this link http://bit.ly/mariewyl.

You can also start your membership with a Thieves Starter Kit. You can see all the different starter kits to choose from HERE

Start your wholesale membership using the link above and you will get a welcome kit to help you get started right away. Enroll in Essential Rewards and get a $25 credit to your Young Living account for future orders.

Next time, we will tackle the bathroom...hint, it is pretty simple too!!

If you have any questions, please comment below or you can email me at hello@marieinmontana.com


Marie

Merry Christmas To You ( When you start your membership in December)

Merry Christmas To You ( When you start your membership in December)
Merry Christmas to you!!  I know everyone is super busy so I just wanted to make sure to share this special incentive for December. 

This month when you start your  Young Living wholesale membership with a Premium Starter Kit and enroll in the Essential Rewards program using my referral link  at http://bit.ly/mariewyl

 Need more information on the starter kits and Essential Rewards? Check these out:




Not only do you get the gift of wellness but you also get these super cool gifts:

A welcome packet to get you started learning about your oils right away.

5 ml  Christmas Spirit Essential Oil
6 Pack Unscented Air Fresheners
$10 Shipping Credit to your Young Living account for future products.

If you have any question, comment below or email me at hello@marieinmontana.com

 Ready to get started now?  Use this link to unlock these gifts. http://bit.ly/mariewyl

Merry Christmas,

Marie

Essential Oils For Respiratory Support: Spotlight on KidScents SniffleEase

Essential Oils For Respiratory Support: Spotlight on KidScents SniffleEase
"Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality."
Jen Sincero


Before we learn a bit about caring for our respiratory system, here's a wonderful Christmas diffuser recipe.

Required disclaimer:
*Information regarding historical use of herbs and aromatic plants is for informational purposes only and is not based on modern science, nor should this information be construed as expected results from use.
RESPIRATORY CARE SPOTLIGHT: SNIFFLEEASE
When sniffles and stuffiness affect your little one, reach for this relaxing, quieting blend. Formulated for children ages 2 and up, KidScents® SniffleEase™ can be diffused or applied directly to chests or throats. The aroma promotes feelings of health and wellness while also assisting in releasing feelings of discomfort. The natural, relaxing, soothing vapors help promote wellness when inhaled and inspire calm breathing. SniffleEase is a blend of four different kinds of eucalyptus, Palo Santo, Lavender, Dorado Azul, Ravintsara, Myrtle, Marjoram, Pine, Cypress, Black Spruce, and Peppermint.
//historical uses of palo santo//
The use of palo santo from B. graveolens is traditional in South America, especially in Ecuador. According to the local customs, it was used against the “bad energy” which sometimes actually referred to clinical disease. It was widely used in ritual purification and as a folk medicine for stomach ache, and as a liniment for rheumatism
//historical uses of spruce//
Ancient cultures would make a tea out of spruce shoots that the drank when fighting a fever, persistent cough, and other respiratory ailments. The Native American cultures used spruce for both medicinal and spiritual purposes. It was used to make a healing wound salve, added to baths to help with muscle and joint pain, and used to enhance meditation and worship rituals.

//historical uses of eucalyptus//
Eucalyptus is a fast-growing evergreen tree native to Australia. As an ingredient in many products, it is used to reduce symptoms of coughs, colds, and congestion. It also features in creams and ointments aimed at relieving muscle and joint pain.
In it’s native Australia, Eucalyptus Blue was recognized as the most disinfecting of all eucalyptus and was traditionally used as a to fight off colds and flu.
Topical ointments containing eucalyptus have been used in traditional Aboriginal medicine to support wound healing. Various uses of eucalyptus have spread to other traditional systems around the globe, including Chinese, Indian (Ayurvedic), and Greco-European systems over the past centuries. The French government planted eucalyptus trees in Algeria in 1857. In just five years the trees turned a once marshy land where they were planted, into a drier region, which ultimately reduced the mosquito habitat, giving the eucalyptus the name “fever tree.” The trees went on to be planted in other areas. During the 19th century in England, eucalyptus was used in hospitals to clean urinary catheters. Many studies later revealed that eucalyptus oil contains substances with microbial properties, confirming the British use as a cleaning agent.
//historical uses of cypress//
The use of cypress as medicine dates back to the time of the Pharaohs, applied for its astringent, tonifying, decongestant, and diuretic properties. It was commonly used for funerals and burial sites. Drawing from its mythological symbolism and associations, the scent is suggested as being helpful during times of transition and grief. As an aromatic plant, it is known for its respiratory, circulatory, and dermatological uses.
//historical uses of lavender//
The medicinal uses of lavender date back to 2500 BC. The ancient Egyptians used lavender as a preservative and fragrant perfume. The word Lavender is from the Latin word lavare - which means “to wash”.   For centuries lavender has been used for skin ailments. Infusions of lavender were historically used to soothe insect bites, sunburns, and cuts and burns. Queen Victoria was a vocal admirer of the disinfecting properties of lavender and expected her royal residents to use lavender water and distilled oil because she favored it so highly.
//historical uses of peppermint//
Peppermint leaves have been used as a remedy for indigestion since the Ancient Egyptians, and the ancient Greeks and Romans valued it as a stomach soother as well. During the eighteenth century, the herb became popular in Western Europe as a remedy for nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, respiratory infections, and menstrual disorders.
Peppermint was first listed in the London Pharmacopoeia in 1721. In modern times it appears in the British Herbal pharmacopeia as a remedy for intestinal colic, gas, colds, morning sickness, and menstruation pain.
//historical uses of myrtle//
Myrtle occupies a prominent place in the writings of Hippocrates, Pliny, Dioscorides, Galen, and the Arabian writers. It has been prescribed for fever and pain by ancient physicians since at least 2,500 BC in Sumer.
Myrtle's effects are due to high levels of salicylic acid, a compound related to aspirin and the basis of the modern class of drugs known as NSAIDs.
In several countries, particularly in Europe and China, there has been a tradition for prescribing this substance for sinus infections.

//historical uses of pine//
Pine has been used extensively in traditional European medicine and has also been used for pharmaceutical preparations.
The Ojibwa used pine to revive consciousness and to make salves for arthritis, muscle pains, sores, wounds, and pains associated with colds and febrile illnesses. Interestingly, Pine was used extensively as wild food in addition to medicine. In times past, pines were a primary dietary supplement for winter as a source of vitamin C and to treat coughs, colds, and fevers.
//historical uses of marjoram//
It is believed that marjoram originally came from the Mediterranean region and Anatolia (Asia Minor) and has been used since ancient times.  The ancient Greeks used this as a natural treatment for many ailments. They believed it helped heal from poison, convulsions, and edema. They called this herb joy mountain and crowned young couples with it during wedding ceremonies.
It was once believed that marjoram helped to nurture love. This herb was added to food to promote civility and love.  Women carried this herb around in bags and it was placed around homes for the sweet fragrance.  It was also used in “love spells.” A young woman would place marjoram under her pillow at night believing that the herb would help reveal her future husband while she was dreaming.

HOW TO USE SNIFFLEEASE
  • Apply directly to chest or throat and gently massage to promote a soothing experience.
  • Use aromatically to allow children to breathe in soothing vapors.
  • Diffuse before sleep for a soothing atmosphere that promotes feelings of wellness.
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Next time we will talk about Palo Santo Essential Oil

Keep Learning,
 Marie
 
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