You are the Gatekeeper Of Your Home

Hey There,

 I am so passionate about my job as the gatekeeper of my home. I was shocked when I learned more about the ingredients in most commercial cleaners and personal care products. These ingredients are known to be hormone disruptors. They wreak havoc on your body especially children, whose little systems are still growing. 

Good news. As the gatekeeper, you decide what comes into your home.


Get our, HOW SAFE IS YOUR HAVEN.pdf checklist.











 
I hope this information will help you decide to make some changes in your family. If you want to learn more or have any questions, email me at hello@marieinmontana.com

 Ready to get started now?  Use our referral link>>>> https://bit.ly/startYLNOW  and get $25 cashback plus a sweet welcome box to get you started. We will also add you to our Facebook group so you can start learning how to use your essential oils as the gatekeeper of your home.

Being the gatekeeper is one of the MOST important jobs you have. I am here to come alongside you and help you learn all the things.

 To Your Health,
 Marie
 

Support Your Hormones Naturally

Support Your Hormones Naturally

So many women suffer due to hormone imbalances. Hot flashes, mood swings, fatigue, having a hard time losing weight are just a few of the symptoms women experience during perimenopause and menopause.

Some women think that the only two options they have is to take synthetic hormones can cause more problems than they help or live with it. 

Great news! You don't have to do either.  You can use essential oils to help nourish and support your hormones.

As we age our bodies start producing less progesterone and estrogen. These imbalances affect your thyroid, adrenals, and other hormones.


Interesting Fact>>> 95% of women who suffer from hot flashes are low in Progesterone and about 3% are low in Estrogen.

Progesterone is known as the feel-good hormone. Some of the symptoms of low progesterone are:

  • Headaches
  • Mood Changes
  • Low Libido
  • Hot Flashes
  • Weight Gain
  • Thyroid Dysfunction
  • Fibroids and endometriosis

Progesterone is a heavy hitter and when it's low, which again, is what happens in menopause it wreaks havoc on our bodies and our lives. With all that going on why add possible side effects of synthetic drugs to the mix?  Why not try natural alternatives first?

According to Dr. Dan Purcer, natural Progesterone is an incredible hormone that helps many women. Natural Progesterone is bioidentical to what your body makes. It helps to balance out your estrogens levels too. ( see below for more information) Some of the benefits of natural Progesterone are:

Stops or reduces hot flashes

Reduces the risk of breast cancer

Kills breast cancer cells by causing apoptosis or cell death

Reduces or reverses fibrocystic breast tissue

Reduces Coronary Artery Disease

Aids in sleeping

Weight loss

Increases muscle

Helps migraines in women

Shuts down endometriosis

Stops abnormal breathing

Helps to thicken hair.

You can learn much more about progesterone and the type he recommends at https://danpursermd.com/womens-health-menopause-with-dr-purser-on-facebook-live?rq=women%27s%20health.

There are many types of natural Progesterone on the market and I am not a doctor, I can only tell you what I have used to help support my hormones. It took me several months to find a regimen that works for me. That is one of the great aspects of using natural alternatives. It is not one size fits all. You tailor it to you and what your body needs.

I use Progessence Plus from Young Living.

Young Living is the largest essential company on the planet and the only one with The Seed to Seal Promise which means you never have to worry about where the essential oils are sourced from or the ingredients used in any of their products. You can read more about The Seed to Seal Promise right here on this website.

You can read more about what ingredients Young Living will never use in their products at  https://www.youngliving.com/blog/australia/ingredients-youll-never-find-in-yl-products/

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Progessence Plus from Young Living is a fantastic natural source of Progesterone that helps to support your hormones. This serum contains a naturally occurring form of progesterone that comes from wild yam extract. It's important to note that this is NATURAL, not synthetic, so our bodies know how to use and process it without the terrible side effects that synthetic hormones can have.

When using, apply Progessence Plus on the soft skin of your forearm or your neck. I started with one drop in the morning and once at night and then slowly added a few more drops depending on how I feel.



You can watch more about Progessence Plus  in this short informative video at  https://www.facebook.com/lindseyelmore/videos/619853208445509/UzpfSTEwMDAwMDAxMzEwNDAzOTpWSzo1ODI5Njg2NDU1MDA4NzM/?query=proggessence%20Plus&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Remember about 3% of women who suffer from hot flashes have low Estrogen. Estrogen enhances and maintains the mucous membrane that lines the uterus. It increases the size of the endometrium as well as enhancing blood flow, protein content, and enzyme activity.

Symptoms of low Estrogen are:

  • painful sex due to a lack of vaginal lubrication.
  • an increase in urinary tract infections (UTIs) due to a thinning of the urethra.
  • irregular or absent periods.
  • mood swings.
  • hot flashes.
  • breast tenderness.
  • headaches or accentuation of pre-existing migraines.
  • depression.

Along with the Progessence Plus, I added Clary Sage essential oil. Clary Sage comes from the Sage plant and contains Sclaereol which mimics estrogen in women especially during menopause. Clary Sage has a calming effect as well, which might just help during this time too...your welcome.

Some studies have shown that there was a 30% reduction in breast cancer risk when using Clary Sage long term. There is more information about Clary Sage above in Dr. Purser's video.

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 I recently added Endoflex to my daily routine. Endoflex is a blend of oils that are supportive of the thyroid gland. Your thyroid works with your adrenals and your hormones to help regulate the body. Your thyroid can be affected by stress, viruses, medications, your gut microbiome, exposure to harmful synthetic chemicals that are in so many of our cleaning, and personal care products. These products are wreaking havoc on your thyroid and other hormones. Did I say stress?

When your thyroid is not functioning properly you may feel, "wired but tired". You may struggle to lose weight or experience brain fog or fatigue. 

Essential old are not band-aids. They are not pharmaceuticals. They help support homeostasis--the optimal functioning of your body. They support our bodies. Essential is are adaptogenic--- they fill in what YOUR body needs, they adapt to you.

Essential oils that are high in terpenes ( constituents of certain oils)nourish your body and they are really good at cleaning your cells.


These three products have been a game-changer for me. I NEVER recommend anything that I have not used and got some sort of benefit from.  Natural alternatives are a smart, savvy way to meet these life changes head-on without all the possible side effects.


There are two ways you can get Clary Sage, Progessence Plus and Endoflex. You can buy them retail from me.

Or you can start your own wholesale membership at Young Living. Becoming a wholesale member means just that-you buy Young Living products at a 24% discount. Think Costco or Sams.

There are several different starter kits to choose from: The basic starter kit is an introduction to Young Living.  For $35 you get all the benefits of being a wholesale member and you can participate in the Essential Rewards Program where you can earn free products and a percentage back each month in rewards points.  If you want to get started with essential oils and money is tight, this may be for you. You can also add the Progessence Plus, Clary Sage, and Endoflex to your order. 

Reducing synthetic chemicals is so important when talking about hormone support so if this is what you can swing in your budget go for it. Use my referral link at GET BASIC STARTER KIT 


The biggest bang for your buck is always the premium starter kits. There are several to choose from.  The premium starter kits are 50% off retail prices. 

By becoming a wholesale member of Young Living ( Think Sams or Costco) you will have access to over 600 essential oils or oil-infused products. When you start your membership you get to choose a  Premium Starter Kit. You can see more about all the kits right here on the main page of this website.

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Ready to start now? Email me I would love to help you get started so we make sure you get all the discounts and freebies. hello@marieinmontana.com


Use my referral link (  https://bit.ly/startYLNOW) to start your Young Living wholesale account today and get a welcome gift from us PLUS a $25 Amazon gift card or a $25 credit deposited into your Young Living account for future purchases. Your choice.


Don't forget--Get my free ebook--12 Ingredients to Avoid In Your Personal Care Products. Snag that puppy at http://marieinmontana.com/landing/midlife-makeover-4 

You can also get my free checklist>>>>> HOW SAFE IS YOUR HAVEN.pdf 


There are so many foods and supplements that can also help nourish and support. our hormones. We will be talking more about those soon so join our newsletter at the link above so you don't miss a thing. 

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If you have any questions, please let me know. You can comment on this blog article, you can message me from my website here or you can email me at hello@marieinmontana.com

Blessings,
 Marie

Essential Oils For Respiratory Care : Spotlight On Raven

Essential Oils For Respiratory Care : Spotlight On Raven
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend."
Melody Beattie


This is a busy time of year and it's also the season for sniffles and throat tickles. This month we're going to learn all about essential oils for respiratory care. You may want to start stocking up on your winter wellness tool kit now so you are ready to roll!!

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: RAVEN 

Raven™ essential oil blend is a cool, refreshing combination of Ravintsara, Peppermint, Eucalyptus Radiata, Lemon, and Wintergreen essential oils. A chilly, minty blend with sweet undertones, Raven creates a cooling sensation and provides a comforting aroma when applied topically to the chest and throat. Like an effervescent breeze through a grove of eucalyptus trees, Raven provides a refreshing aromatic experience when diffused or inhaled directly. The naturally occurring constituents eucalyptol, menthol, and methyl salicylate provide an invigorating and empowering experience, particularly before or after a workout or when winding down for the evening.

//historical uses of ravintsara//
(botanical name: Cinnamomum camphor)

Camphor is a waxy, white crystalline solid substance, obtained from the tree with a strong scent. Its terpenoid is originally obtained by distillation of bark from the camphor tree. Camphor has been used for many centuries as an antiseptic, an aphrodisiac, a culinary spice, and a component of incense and for cold remedy and other medicinal purposes
//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 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 lemon peel//
Medicinal uses of lemon peel date back to ancient Greece. It was widely regarded as naturally cleansing and was an important culinary ingredient. They also believed that lemon leaves could help deter bad dreams.
/historical uses of wintergreen//
Wintergreen has long been used for its ability to relieve the pain and inflammation associated with rheumatism.4 Wintergreen leaves were used traditionally by the Native Americans and early American pioneers to make a tea used to treat “dysentery, fever, headaches, rheumatism, sore throats, and toothaches.” Both the Mohawk and Iroquois used wintergreen for its pain-relieving qualities. Also, the berries of the wintergreen were eaten raw or cooked in pies by the Native Americans
HOW TO USE RAVEN:
  • Dilute with V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex and massage it onto your chest and neck during the cold-weather season for a comforting aroma.
  • Apply it to your feet as part of your bedtime routine.
  • Dilute with V-6 and rub it on your chest and the back of your neck before an early morning workout to promote the sensation of deeper breathing.
  • Diffuse Raven in any stuffy environment for a fresh, crisp atmosphere.
  • Add a few drops to a hot bath or shower for an invigorating experience.
  • You can also sign up for my newsletter HERE and get my report, 3 Ways to Support Our Emotions Naturally.
Next time we will talk about Breathe Again Roll-On.
If you have any questions at all let me know by commenting here or email me at hello@marieinmontana.com.
Keep learning,
 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
 
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