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Pros of Progesterone

Posted on October 27th, 2011 | 20 comments

Progesterone is a hormone found in both men and women that is generally associated with women’s health. It plays an important role in influencing menstrual cycles, pregnancy, and menopause. Genetic makeup, environmental influences, and other factors can negatively impact progesterone levels, which may lead to other imbalances in the body.

Progessence™ Plus serum, intended only for woman, is a good option for those looking to supplement progesterone levels. Expertly formulated by D. Gary Young and Dr. Dan Purser, Progessence Plus takes pure, USP-grade, super-micronized progesterone from wild yams and combines it with vitamin E and an essential oil serum to easily penetrate the skin for improved delivery. Containing frankincense, bergamot, and peppermint essential oils to aid in absorption, this product does not require the cycling of application sites as do most other progesterone products.

According to Dr. Purser, some of the common negative effects of menopause that adequate levels of progesterone can help support or minimize include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Increased wrinkles
  • Weight gain and muscle loss (sarcopenia)
  • Memory issues

For the remainder of the year, until December 31, Young Living is running a promotion for 10% off Progessence Plus serum. If you have ever thought about adding progesterone to your routine, now is the time to do it! As always, we would love to hear your feedback on Progessence Plus.

—Ryan Seely, YL Product Marketing Manager

20 thoughts on “Pros of Progesterone

  1. Daphne says:

    My menses is overdue for a month and no signs of it coming after using progessence. Is it common for menses and ovulation to delay after using this?

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  4. Instant Results says:

    I take the Progessence Plus internally for about 4 years now. I do not experience any rashes or any other “complications”. I am hot flashes free, don’t wake up at night no more and feel great in the morning.

  5. Dale Carney says:

    I have found after 6 months of using Progessence Plus that i get a rash on my neck and some on my forearms and especially on my palms of my hands. I have never been prone to dermatitis before. Can i take Progessence Plus internally? Or should i use another product. It works for hot flashes but do not enjoy the rashes.

  6. Kristy says:

    Just purchased this product but after purchase noted the cautionary statement about using it with birth control. What are the possible outcome should you combine the two? I do not necessarily want to go off the pill at this time. Is there a pill dosage of progesterone that is not worrisome? I know birth control pills have all different levels of progesterone.

  7. Linda says:

    I posted on another Young Living distributor site and was referred to your blog. When using Progessence Plus Serum as directed (neck & inside forearms) I experience a rash. This rash will hang around for a good while & re-surface for probably a couple weeks (sometimes longer). I’ve stopped using the product for this reason.

  8. Laurie Langham says:

    Is Progessence plus safe for long term use? I have a client who goes through a bottle in about 6 weeks and has been doing so for a year.

  9. Sara Martin says:

    I purchased a bottle of Progessence Plus recently and when I received it, was shocked to see this on the label: “WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer.” Before actually using this product, I would like an explanation of this warning and why you would use such a chemical in a Young Living product?

    • Young Living says:

      This is on the label because we sell it in California and and they require it for all products containing progesterone. Our natural progesterone comes from the wild yam. I hope this answers your question.

    • Instant Results says:

      I understand there is no chemical in Progessence Plus. Many people are confused between the natural progesterone, which occurs in the human body, versus the synthetic that are sold as hormone replacement solutions by pharmaceutical companies. Synthetic progesterone is quite different molecularly than natural progesterone. Since Proposition 65 disclaimer mandated that the warning appeared on the label,Young Living feels unfair to exclude California residents from the benefits of natural progesterone, so I understand YL elected to place the disclaimer rather than removing the natural progesterone.

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