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Herb Corner

                                                                      Cecelia Avitabile of The Herb Corner and Learning Center in
                                                                 Melbourne FL is a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner with  a Masters
                                                                   of Herbalism degree and over 20 years of  herbal experience.  A
                                                                   member of American Association of Drugless Practitioners and the
                                                                   American Herbalist Guild. Visit 321-757-7522
                                                                 Relieving Sinus Congestion with Herbs

                                                                 Are your sinuses leaky or drippy? Are you sneezing or
                                                                 sniffling? Are you constantly clearing your throat? These
                                                                 may all be symptoms of sinus congestion and if left untreated
               Take Control of Your Health With                  it can progress to severe congestion or a sinus infection. It may
                                                                 also cause chronic headaches, ear congestion, ear infections or
              Herbs - Mankind’s Oldest Medicine                  hearing loss.
                 Herbs have been used as a standard practice        If your congestion is due to fungal or a bacterial infection
             of complementary health-care for  thousands  of     you may want to consider Yerba Manza its astringent properties
             years. History has accumulated a vast knowledge     tightens and restores tone to sinus tissue lessening secretions.
             of healing with plants providing us with a huge vari-  It also stimulates circulation to the sinuses helping with sinus
             ety of healing options.                             headaches,  congestion  and  infections. Rosemary is another
                 There are over 750,000 plants on the planet     herb with astringent actions. You can make a nasal spray with
             Earth and they all contain chemical  compounds      either of these herbs using 10-30 drops of their tincture to 1tsp.
             that can be converted into hormones, vitamins and   glycerin and 2oz. purified water in a spray bottle. You can use
             minerals that address the root cause of the condi-  this spray up to 4 times per day if necessary. The herb Angelica
             tion, not just the symptoms. They work like preci-  can be used to reduce secretions of mucous. It also gets you to
             sion instruments providing over-all support for the  sweat more; this helps the body to kill off infections. Other herbs
             body. The Herb Corner carries all your herbal needs  that help fight sinus infections are Echinacea, Goldenseal and
             and all herbs are 100% organic.                     Garlic. Goldenseal is also helpful when the mucous membranes
                                                                 of the sinuses are chronically congested, especially if you are
               Master Herbalist & Certified Nutritional Consultant on Staff  blowing your nose and the mucous is not clear. The herb Licorice
                                                                 helps when your head is congested and the mucous is so thick
              We Sell More Than Just Herbs!                      it is hard to blow your nose. Not only does it help thin out and
                                                                 expectorate  mucosal  secretions,  it  also  helps  repair  damaged
              Unique Jewelry- Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets,       tissue.
              Earrings, , Raw and Tumbled Gemstones,                If you are really inflamed, try making a pot of soup adding
                                                                 some Ginger, Turmeric, Horseradish or Cayenne. These will open
              Gemstone Animals, Eggs & Spheres, Salt Lamps in    up your sinuses because they reduce inflammations to the sinus
              various sizes and shapes, Sage,  Candles, multi-   cavities.  Eyebright and  Goldenrod  are  also  anti-inflammatory
              colored LED lightboxes,, Lip Balms,                herbs but  I would not add  them  to a soup, these  would be
              Headache Sticks, Bar & Liquid                      better  in teas  or tinctures.  Eucalyptus  is one herb that  most
              Soaps, Salves, food-grade Essential                people  know  for the  sinuses  and  the  respiratory system;  it  is
              Oils, Unique Tea Diffusers, Tea Pots               antibacterial  and  antiseptic  as  well  as  an  expectorant  to  the
              & Oriental Mugs, Herbal Tumblers                   whole respiratory system. The oil of Eucalyptus can be used as
              and much, much more!!!                             a steam by adding 20-30 drops to boiling water. Set the pot on
                                                                 a table leaning over the pot with a towel draped over the pot
                                                                 and your head; breathing this solution deeply helps to clear your
               Specializing In All Natural Products              sinuses.
                                                                    Beyond herbs, try removing mucous-forming foods such as milk,
                     The Herb Corner                             wheat,  pasta,  bananas  and  even  orange  juice  from  the  diet.
                                                                 Instead drink more water to thin out the secretions of mucous.
                          and Learning Center                    Getting more vitamin C through foods, herbs or supplements can
                                                                 also help because this antioxidant assists the body in battling
                         Hours: Wed-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 11-3         allergic reactions acting as a natural antihistamine. Plus it helps
                                                                 protect you from possible infections from congestion.
                 277 N. Babcock St., Melbourne * 321-757-7522          In  your  home  you  may  want  to  keep  animal  dander  and
                                                                 dust down and it may help if reduce heavily scented cleaning
                                     products such as air fresheners, detergents, lotions, shampoos
                                                                 and  perfumes  because the chemicals in these products can be
                                                                 irritating to the lining of the nose.
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