Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle

The Forgotten Organ – Your Microbiota


A recent article by Dr. Mercola highlights the importance of gut health. Here are some key points he makes.

  • It helps to view your body as a “super organism” composed of a diverse array of symbiotic microorganisms. Proper balance of these microbes is essential for optimal physical and psychological health
  • Recent research suggests that many people are deficient in beneficial gut bacteria, making it a very important consideration if you’re not feeling well, physically or psychologically
  • Gut bacteria influence the processing and utilization of dietary nutrients; help protect against food borne disease, and can impact drug efficacy.
  • Certain microbiota and beneficial bacteria have been found to produce beneficial psychotropic signals such as serotonin and dopamine.

My favorite supplement to support healthy gut bacteria is Life 5.

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information, products and/or techniques mentioned is provided for educational purposes and not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with the health authorities of your choice. The decision to use, or not to use, any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader. Don’t expect the same results unless you are using Young Living Therapeutic grade essential oils and supplements. The author assumes no responsibility to or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided here.


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