What is Antibiotic Resistance?

Some bacteria are able to survive some antibiotics, whether it’s triclosan added to handsoap or penicillin taken by mouth.

The bacteria that survive are the ones who proliferate.

As we use antibiotics more, it kills the weaker bacteria, leaving the stronger, resistant bacteria to thrive.  This happens to our “good bacteria” as well.

Eventually, the resistant bacteria outnumbers the rest and our chemicals don’t work anymore.

Then scientists have to create new antibiotics if we want to continue winning against harmful bacterial infections.

Antibiotic Resistance?

In the US alone, we see about 23,000 deaths per year from antibiotic resistant bacteria – why?

The use of antibiotics in general is overwhelming. So many people are using antibiotics for illness that does not require them.  Antibiotics should be used for bacterial infections.  Some examples of NON bacterial issues are: Ear infections, Pneumonia, Viral cough, etc.

FOOD CHOICES…  Some farmers use antibiotics in animals.


The gut matters!

The DIGESTIVE SYSTEM converts food into essential nutrients that are absorbed by the body, and eliminates what is waste.  What we put into our body plays a HUGE role in the activity of our body.

Before taking an antibiotic know if you are dealing with a VIRUS or a BACTERIA.

When taking antibiotics, our beneficial (good) gut bacteria are also casualties, and remediation with probiotics afterward is very important. I highly recommend Young Living Life 9.

Life 9™ is a proprietary, high-potency probiotic that combines 17 billion live cultures from 9 beneficial bacteria strains that promotes healthy digestion, supports gut health, and helps maintain normal intestinal function for overall support of a healthy immune system.*

Life 9 is specially designed with special delayed-release capsules, a dual-sorbent desiccant, and a special bottle and cap that ensure your Life 9 stays fresh and effective. Each bottle contains 30 capsules, making it easy to use this helpful supplement daily.

Life 9 includes 9 probiotic strains for full-spectrum gut support:

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Bifidobacterium lactis

Lactobacillus plantarum

Lactobacillus rhamnosus

Lactobacillus salivarius

Streptococcus thermophilus

Bifidobacterium breve

Bifidobacterium bifidum

Bifidobacterium longum

 Sometimes antibiotics can cause long-lasting gut effects,  so please do your research and find out if you really need it before taking it from your doctor.



These are the TOP 4 Young Living Essential Oils that we use in our

home for fighting illnesses.



This is an awesome video I had found that I shared with my kids.  It explains our “Good” vs “Bad” microbiome.  I even was sharing the poop transplant info with my son from a seminar I attended regarding the “Gut-Brain” connection.  He was laughing so hard to find out I was telling the truth 🙂



Some SIMPLE Lifestyle changes:

  • Drink a glass of water  with a couple drops of YL Lemon oil immediately after waking.
  • Daily Deep Breathing
  • Avoid processed “White” and “boxed” foods
  • Exercise 3-5 times a week
  • Increase your fruits and veggies
  • Drink room temperature water between meals
  • Drink your body weight in ounces daily & add citrus oils to your glass bottle



  • Apply 1-2 drops of Digize  over stomach area as needed.  Dilute as needed.
  • Apply a warm compress 1-2 times daily over stomach and mid back area
  • Apply 1 drop of peppermint underneath your nose.  Dilute as needed


  1. ESSENTIALZYME-4: Excellent for digestion support. Take this with food. Primarily made of lipase and amylase, and protease.  These enzymes bread up and help digest the foods we eat and promote the absorption of nutrients.
  2. COMFORTONE: Normal bowel regularity.  Consists of bentonite clay, psyllium seed, diatomaceous earth, herbal extracts and essential oils of Tarragon, Ginger, Tangerine, Anise, Peppermint, Rosemary, Ocotea and German Chamomile.  Take in the morning and evening to assist in optimal functioning of the digestive system. May assist in relieving occasional irregularity.
  3. OMEGAGIZE: Fat soluble vitamin D3 which is absorbed primarily in our small intestine.  You must have a healthy digestive tract to ensure proper fat absorption.  Essential fatty acids support the lining of the gastrointestinal tract as well as improve the absorption of nutrients.
  4. MINERAL ESSENCE: Mineral deficiencies are common.  This is the ONLY mineral product on the market that is blended with essential oils and royal jelly to enhance its bioavailability.  Mineral Essence contains the essential oils of Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, and Peppermint.  Many minerals are not made by the body and are considered essential, as you must infest them as a dietary source since your body is unable to make them.
  5. NINGXIA RED: Eating whole food sources such as fruits and veggies not only provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber but also phytonutrients.  The brighter the fruit the more phytonutrients! These enhance longevity and play a key roll in maintaining healthy digestive function and detoxification.
  6. ALKALIME: Maintain your body’s natural pH balance.  Most people’s bodies are too acidic in nature.  Disease THRIVES in acidic environments.  With the addition of the essential oils Lemon and Lime to AlkaLime, the benefit to the body’s tissues and cells is multiplied.  Lemon and Lime, although acidic in nature, become basic when absorbed b the body.  Take this before bedtime.



3 drops YL Peppermint

1 drop YL DiGize

1 drop YL Ginger

1 drop YL Fennel

Drink a glass of warm water with 1 drop each of Ginger and fennel. Massage belly clockwise with Peppermint and DiGize.