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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
                                                                  BENEFICIAL HERBS FOR YOUR

                                                                   Your Gallbladder is a small little organ that
               Take Control of Your Health With                    collects and concentrates the bile made in the
              Herbs - Mankind’s Oldest Medicine                    liver that your body needs to coat and protect
                 Herbs have been used as a standard practice       the intestines and for the breakdown of fats and
             of complementary health-care for  thousands  of       proteins. Usually the gallbladder goes unnoticed unless
             years. History has accumulated a vast knowledge       it becomes inflamed, infected or clogged with stones;
             of healing with plants providing us with a huge vari-  that’s when you feel an intense pain in the upper right
             ety of healing options.                               side of the abdomen that at first feels like a bad case of
                 There are over 750,000 plants on the planet       indigestion.
             Earth and they all contain chemical  compounds           If this should happen to you, please go to see the doctor
             that can be converted into hormones, vitamins and     to rule out large stones that can cause a rupture; this is
             minerals that address the root cause of the condi-    very dangerous and should be taken care of medically.
             tion, not just the symptoms. They work like preci-       If you have had a bad taste in your mouth, re-occurring
                                                                   indigestion, low energy, headaches, sleep problems,
             sion instruments providing over-all support for the   hormonal imbalances or low-libido you may want to think
             body. The Herb Corner carries all your herbal needs   about taking some steps towards toning your gallbladder.
             and all herbs are 100% organic.
                                                                      There are some herbs like Dandelion root, Turmeric,
               Master Herbalist & Certified Nutritional Consultant on Staff  Artichoke, Celindine and Milk Thistle that help to increase
                                                                   the amount of bile produced by the liver; this helps
                                                                   prevent the build up of stones. Be careful with these if
              We Sell More Than Just Herbs!                        you already know that you have stones because they may
                                                                   be too stimulating and cause more problems. Only if you
              Unique Jewelry- Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets,         know you have small stones or gravel anthelmintic herbs
              Earrings, , Raw and Tumbled Gemstones,               can be used to soften and breakup those stones Parsley
              Gemstone Animals, Eggs & Spheres, Salt Lamps in      root, Couch Grass or Gold Coin Grass may be of help for
              various sizes and shapes, Sage,  Candles, multi-     some types of stones. Dandelion root, Gentian, Milk Thistle
              colored LED lightboxes,, Lip Balms,                  and Oregon Grape root are liver cleansing herbs that work
              Headache Sticks, Bar & Liquid                        with the gallbladder preventing the toxic overload that
              Soaps, Salves, food-grade Essential                  can cause problems with cholesterol, allergies, digestion
              Oils, Unique Tea Diffusers, Tea Pots                 and nutritional deficiencies. A possible formula to support
              & Oriental Mugs, Herbal Tumblers                     the gallbladder and liver to reduce pain, inflammation,
                                                                   infections and soften and dissolve small stones would
              and much, much more!!!                               contain 1part Dandelion root, 1/2part Oregon Grape
                                                                   root 1part Marshmallow, 1part Couch Grass, 1/2part
               Specializing In All Natural Products                Peppermint and 1/2part Chamomile as a tea or a tincture.
                                                                      Along with these herbs the malic acid and pectin in
                     The Herb Corner                               organic apple juice can be useful for softening stones
                                                                   and moving stagnant bile from the liver. Another product
                                                                   from the kitchen is white horseradish; taking 1 teaspoon
                          and Learning Center                      of fresh horseradish juice every 10 minutes can help to
                                                                   fend off a mild gallbladder attack. What I like to do for my
                         Hours: Wed-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 11-3           gallbladder is to take ½ fresh squeezed lemon and ½ cup
                 277 N. Babcock St., Melbourne * 321-757-7522      water and drink that before my meals.
                                                                      With some dietary changes and the use of herbs and
                                       some items that you may have in the refrigerator can help
                                                                   to keep your gallbladder happy and healthy for years.

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