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Why I love Mountain Meadow Herbs
and you should too!
I learned about Mountain Meadow Herbs when I was pregnant. I was looking for some natural ways to supplement and I knew that liquid herbs were some of the best ways to increase vitamins and minerals in terms of absorption and safety.
I used Mountain Meadow Herbs’ Gentle birth formula during the last weeks of pregnancy to prepare my body for labor. I had an amazing natural labor. It was fast – only about 2.5 hours. I was only in pain for about 10 minutes during the pushing phase. I highly recommend trying their formula if you are considering a natural labor.
I fell in love with Mountain Meadow Herbs and their products so much, I decided to become an affiliate. Read more about what Mountain Meadow Herbs has to offer you.
Here is a message from Mountain Meadow Herbs:
As we become more and more aware of what we put into our body these days, people have begun to question the sense of processed and refined products. Are we losing valuable benefits? Are things being added that actually harm, rather than help us?
Getting to know the products you and your family use on a daily basis is not restricted to granola bars and laundry detergent. Herbal supplements are becoming increasingly popular as a way to improve well being naturally. One might easily think that because a supplement is made of herbs, it couldn’t get much more natural. However, just like many other products claiming to be ‘natural’, there are often hidden ingredients or fillers that can do more bad than good.
The following are a few basic tips to keep in mind when choosing an herbal supplement:
Just like the food you buy, be sure to take a peek at the list of ingredients. Stay away from supplements that contain any unpronounceable additives, fillers or preservatives. Another common sense key to how beneficial the product is: how long is the ingredient list? As with most of the things you put in your body, choose the one with the shortest, most recognizable list of ingredients.
Where did it all begin?
In other words, what was it before it was made into a supplement? How much of it is natural plant matter? Kathy Garber, herbalist and founder of Mountain Meadow Herbs often asks the question, “Is it a food I would place on the dinner table? A good example is Coral Calcium. We don’t cook and eat coral reef, so taking coral calcium as a supplement doesn’t make a lot of sense.”
Heat, chemicals, contaminants, oh my!
What was the process of making the supplement? Was excessive heat used?
Was it tested for contaminates such as heavy metals? Was there a large amount of processing that went into the production of the pill, tonic, or patch? In short, the brand name should be a trusted one, willing to share this information with the consumer.
Are you my mother?
How different is the supplement from the plants that it originally came from? Most herbs contain beneficial compounds that complement each other, and can aid in their effectiveness. “For example, whole Milk Thistle seed would be a better choice over one that contains a certain percentage of slymarin,” explains Garber, “as there may be components within the whole Milk Thistle that make it more beneficial”.
DO judge a book by it’s cover
Like any other product we put into our body, it is important to pay attention to the packaging it comes in. Many plastics contain chemicals such as BPA, which is known to disrupt estrogen levels, possibly cause cancer, and lead to brain and behavioral problems. A glass container is generally a safe bet when choosing a supplement.
Does it work for YOU?
The ultimate test is simply a personal trial and error. Everyone’s body responds differently, so what works for someone else, may not have the same or as intense of an effect on you. Try a product and ask yourself, did the product make a difference in 1-3 months? Did it live up to the results the brand promised? If not, than perhaps it is not the right product for your needs.
Some of their products that I want to highlight:
The perfect gift for the newly expectant mom!
Stomach Aid (4oz) This formula may have a calming effect on the stomach during pregnancy and reduce discomfort caused by motion. Digestive health support for all ages.
Vari-Plex (4oz)We designed this all natural formula to help support vein health. It may normalize circulation and aid in maintaining strong healthy capillaries. Considered safe to use during pregnancy.
Herbal Calcium (2oz) Calcium has a normalizing effect on stomach acids. This formula may promote restful sleep and ease leg cramps. May be helpful for teething babies!
Exhaustion and pregnancy go hand-in-hand for many moms. Changes in you body include the adrenal glands increasing in size and activtiy. Pregnenolone produced by them is used by the nervous, grandular and musculoskeletal systems. All of which can be stressed during pregnancy, resulting in fatigue and a lack of stamina.Adren-L-Aid II provides an effective, safe herbal combination for pregnant or nursing mothers to support their adrenal glands.
Gentle Birth Formula (this what I used and recommend)
Experience the benefits others are talking about.
- Less Pain during labor and delivery
- Advanced Dilation before discomfort was felt
- Shorter and Easier Labor
- Shorter Recovery Time
You will need a 4 oz for the recommended five weeks prior to your due date.
Gentle Birth Formula is available without Red Raspberry or without Blue Cohosh upon request.
See Suggested Use section for further details.
Over 90% of women who tried the Original Gentle Birth Formula recommend it to family and friends!
Maxi-Milk – for increased milk production
Liver Glow II – for natural detox and liver support
Infant immune booster – naturally supports a healthy immune system in people of all ages.
I am usually anemic in pregnancy unless I supplement with iron.
Right now they are excited about the weight loss results from nursing moms using their new Weight Control Formula II. They also have a regular formula for non-nursing moms & dads.
Have you tried liquid herbs yet? What are your thoughts?
I feel like motherhood was the most amazing thing that ever happened to me… but I had to discover how to not lose myself in the process.
I teach busy moms how to make simple healthy swaps that make a huge impact on their health and results.
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