episode #21

Melissa Ramos – On Essential Oils, Thyroid Health, & Carnivore Diet



Melissa Ramos is a nutritionist, founder of Sexy Food Therapy brand, and has helped hundreds of women heal their hormones through her program Sexy Lady Balls. With a specific background in Chinese medicine, Melissa joins the podcast and shares her insights around the powerful health benefits of essential oils. Also, she shares her experience with the carnivore diet and steps women can take today to fix underactive thyroid.

First, let me ask a few questions:

  • Are you trying to figure out what essential oils to start with?
  • Want the Thyroid oils combo Melissa mentioned?
  • Interested in Melissa’s favorite essential oils and benefits?
  • Want a break down of all essential oils for underactive thyroid?
  • Curious about how peppermint can increase athletic performance?
  • Want a safety handguide for ingesting essential oils?

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  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 18:28 – Melissa’s background & story
  • 25:52 – Melissa’s carnivore diet experience
  • 36:30 – Carnivore diet, effects on the female cycle, and “intuitive eating”
  • 40:46 – Introduction to essential oils
  • 47:58 – Different uses for essential oils
  • 01:04:46 – Intro to thyroid
  • 01:14:24 – How to detox heavy metals and the magic of sleep
  • 01:20:14 – DDR Prime & the go-to thyroid oil bundle
  • 01:31:38 – Explained: Muir, Rose, Geranium, Magnolia, Jasmine, Rosemary, Peppermint, and Lavender.
  • 01:45:02 – Melissa’s coconut oil hair mask
  • 01:46:14 – How to ward off energy vampires with Petitgrain
  • 01:48:04 – Lavender benefits and magic relief for yeast infections
  • 01:49:11 – Best oils for energy, stress, PMS/cramps, and daily
  • 01:52:08 – Why essential oils and closing statements


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I’m Dr. Stephanie

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I want to throw my grandkids in the air in my 70’s. I want to be squatting even more weight than I am now, and putting my OWN luggage in the overhead bin. Sound like weird goals? For me these are just some of the little things that represent a life well-lived.

My health is MY job – I’ll be damned if I rely on luck, ‘good genes’ or a cocktail of drugs that over promise and under deliver.

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