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Top 3 Ways to Naturally Increase Low Progesterone Level

When your body is experiencing hormonal imbalance, it can be very easy to feel like your entire life is out of balance. One critical part of feeling (and looking!) your best, is to make sure that your hormone levels are in agreement with one another for the stage of life that you are in.

Women who are between the ages of 35 and 50 years old are at particular risk for hormone imbalance as they approach the season of perimenopause and menopause. If you find yourself with symptoms that your body isn’t functioning at its best, low levels of progesterone may be to blame. Learning as much as you can about progesterone might be just the key that you need to get your body back into balance in a healthy, natural manner.

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dōTERRA Wintergreen Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

While most people sing the praises of Peppermint essential oil, Wintergreen essential oil packs a powerful array of constituents that can support many of your systems. If you are an athlete or a hardcore workout fanatic, Wintergreen deserves a place in your essential oil repertoire. Not only can it provide you with tingling and deep-penetrating relief from muscle aches, but it can also open up your airways to enable you to have a more intense workout experience. Found in many candies, gums, and mints, Wintergreen has always been popular for oral health, and the essential oil is no stranger to this either. Though it should be avoided during pregnancy and is highly damaging for small children or for anyone if ingested, periodic small uses of Wintergreen can greatly improve your overall wellness. This sweet and minty essential oil complements other oils as well and has a very interesting story about its harvesting process. Join me as we explore Wintergreen!

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Protect Yourself from the Summer Sun with these Essential Oil Rescues

Ladies, we all love spending time outside in the summer sun! We know about the damaging effects of harmful UV rays such as sunburn, skin cancer, and premature aging of the skin, but we often forget the effects that it can have on the rest of our bodies as well. Being proactive and protecting your body from the outside can be your first line of defense against the glaring effects of sun exposure. We all need at least 20 minutes of sunlight per day to get our dose of Vitamin D, but summer time means vacation in the sun for many of us! Let’s break it down here and talk real about keeping yourself protected from the sun this summer.

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Sassy Summer Sides & Desserts with Essential Oils

As the heat fires up outside, it’s time to stock your fridge and pantry with healthy, refreshing pick-me-ups after time spent in the sun leaves you feeling depleted. Since fruits and veggies are now on sale and available fresh at our local farmer’s markets and stores, now is the time to get out those sassy recipes you’ve been saving all year. These recipes are sure to be new tastes for your palate that please all ages, whether you’re taking a break indoors or partying picnic style out in the elements! Don’t fall into the easy summer trap of pre-packaged foods and snacks when you can whip up these morsels to supplement your healthy lifestyle and leave you feeling energized!

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7 Essential Oils to Take You from Stress to Zen

Time and time again, I find myself amazed at the amount of chemicals that affect our bodies on a daily basis. Before my awareness, I blissfully blew through life slathering on heavily-laden lotions, cleaning while inhaling puffs of toxins, styling my hair in a cloud of chemicals. Sure, I could adjust my diet and exercise a bit more, but there wasn’t a whole lot more I could do, right? And along came essential oils and completely transformed my life! That’s when the term “toxic load” began to shake my bones and I realized how inundated my body had become from the choices I was making.

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