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The Herb Corner                                   Herb Corner

                    and Learning Center                          Melbourne FL is a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner with  a Masters
                                                                      Cecelia Avitabile of The Herb Corner and Learning Center in
                                                                   of Herbalism degree and over 20 years of  herbal experience.  A
                     HERBS AND HERBAL CLASSES                      member of American Association of Drugless Practitioners and the
                                                                   American Herbalist Guild. Visit 321-757-7522
                 Certified Master Herbalist &
              Holistic Healthcare Provider on Staff              NATURAL APPROACHES
                Hours: Wed-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 11-3
                                                                          TO FATTY LIVER
              277 N. Babcock St., Melbourne
                 321-757-7522                                    Lately Fatty Liver has become increasingly common,
                          Our Herbal                             it means there is a build-up of fat in the cells in
                                                                 the liver. It is a signal that the body is not burning its fuel
                Certification Course                             correctly. The risk from having a fatty liver is it can cause
                                                                 localized liver inflammation. When a healthy liver is over 5%
              “Reclaiming Your Roots”                            fat, the more triglycerides get stuck in the liver enlarging
                                                                 it leading to complications like diabetes, cirrhosis, heart
                 An in depth study of the healing                disease or liver cancer. Usually people with fatty liver have
                                                                 no symptoms at first, later feeling weakness, fatigue, nausea,
                         properties of herbs                     vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal swelling beneath the
                       February 17 – April 2019                  ribs on the right side or being jaundiced.  You may get blood
                                                                 work back with elevated triglycerides, AST or ALT (liver
                          on alternate Sundays.                  enzymes on your bloodwork). Fatty liver happens with about
                        Pre registration is required             ½ of the people with high triglycerides (usually the fuel for
                                                                 the liver, but when there is too much, they get stored in the
             Cost $325 plus a materials fee of $50 includes      liver changing the way the liver operates). Fatty liver can
                  all printed instruction and materials.         be caused by obesity, malnutrition, rapid weight loss, high
                                                                 serum triglycerides, type II diabetes, alcohol abuse, hepatitis,
              A $50 non-refundable deposit is required for       pregnancy or medications. Thankfully the liver has an amazing
              books and supplies with the balance made in        ability to heal itself from damage due to toxin exposure,
             13 additional installments of $25.  A certificate   alcohol or pharmaceutical abuse or from everyday wear and
                                                                 tear. The best way to protect the liver is to prevent damage
                    will be awarded upon completion.             with appropriate diet and lifestyle modifications.
                Call for more info 321-757-7522                     Historically Milk Thistle has been used for treating and
                                                                 protecting the liver. Silymarin and silybin are two constituents
                                                                 within Milk Thistle with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
               As a Master Herbalist I will help to start you “on the road”   properties helping prevent scarring and oxidative stress from
               to herbalism. “Reclaiming Your Roots” provides you with   too many triglycerides within the liver. Turmeric has been
             the health-promoting herbal skills that have nearly been lost   found to lower fats within the liver improving the body’s
              to our “modern” world.    In 3 months you will learn how to   ability to digest fats, so they don’t build up in the liver.
             treat non-emergency health problems and gain an excellent   Research has shown that just 1/2tsp. turmeric powder added
               grounding in the basics: teas, tinctures, salves, syrups,   to milk and honey protects the liver from injury.
              compresses.  Classes will include herbs for the Digestive,      Ginger, another liver protective herb studied for its
             Nervous, Circulatory, Urinary, Respiratory, Immune, Muscular   medicinal uses has been found to reduce oxidative stress
             and Skeletal systems, along with healthy choices for women,   and inflammation reducing the build-up of toxins that can
                                                                 be degenerative to the liver. The catechins, epicatechin,
              men, children and pets.  To sign up now for these classes,   epicatechin gallate, epigallocatechin (EGC) and EGCgallate
                       call The Herb Corner 321-757-7522.        (EGCG) in Green Tea have been found to have antioxidant and
                                                                 antidiabetic effects. They have been found to improve liver
                VISIT THE STORE! We also have gifts, jewelry,    enzymes, lower triglycerides and total cholesterol improving
                 gemstones, candles, Himalayan salt lamps,       liver functions. Dandelion Root also detoxifies and metabolizes
              organic skin care soaps and cosmetics, glass and   fat that has built-up in the liver, plus it inhibits oxidation
              plastic bottles, herbal supplies, organic essential   of lipids by reducing inflammation within the liver. And the
                                                                 sulfur compounds from Garlic and Onions protect the liver by
                 oils and diffusers, detox foot bath sessions.   activating liver enzymes. Some other herbs that improve liver
                                                                 enzyme levels and prevent oxidative damage to the liver are
                     Visit                    Reishi, Artichoke Leaf, Burdock, Boldo, Licorice, Cinnamon and
                 for articles, recipes, newsletter               Sarsaparilla.
                                                                    The good news is Fatty Liver can be reversed or prevented
                           321-757-7522                          with some simple lifestyle modifications, dietary changes and
                                                                 with the use of supplements and herbs.

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