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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 www.herbcorner.net 321-757-7522

                                                                          PROTECTING YOUR

                                                                 BONES FROM OSTEOPOROSIS


               Take Control of Your Health With                  Believe it or not your bones are living tissue
                                                                 constantly undergoing change and renewal. Think of
              Herbs - Mankind’s Oldest Medicine                  your skeleton as a huge calcium bank. When you are younger
                 Herbs have been used as a standard practice     a healthy diet and exercise build a healthy bank account then
             of complementary health-care for  thousands  of     somewhere around 35 your body reaches its calcium peak
             years. History has accumulated a vast knowledge     accepting fewer and fewer deposits using up more calcium
             of healing with plants providing us with a huge vari-  than it can replace.
             ety of healing options.                                 Calcium plays a major role in the health of your bones but
                 There are over 750,000 plants on the planet     the lack of calcium is not the only cause of osteoporosis. The
             Earth and they all contain chemical  compounds      lack of exercise, high protein, high fat diets, drinking sodas
             that can be converted into hormones, vitamins and   or alcohol, hormonal imbalances, smoking, low levels of
             minerals that address the root cause of the condi-  vitamin D and calcium along with the consumption of refined,
             tion, not just the symptoms. They work like preci-  processed, and chemical laden foods along with certain
             sion instruments providing over-all support for the  medications are just a few things that can rob calcium from
             body. The Herb Corner carries all your herbal needs  your skeletal bank account.
             and all herbs are 100% organic.                          SO WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP YOURSELF?
                                                                 The use of herbs alone cannot eliminate osteoporosis but they
               Master Herbalist & Certified Nutritional Consultant on Staff  can slow its progress. Exercise will encourage your bones to
                                                                 become stronger a 30 minute walk increases bone density
              We Sell More Than Just Herbs!                      reducing fracture risk by about 30%.
                                                                     If you are thinking of using herbs consider Oatstraw, Red
              Unique Jewelry- Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets,       Raspberry, Dandelion, Horsetail, Nettle, Alfalfa, Boneset or
              Earrings, , Raw and Tumbled Gemstones,             fennel. These herbs are rich in calcium, magnesium, boron,
                                                                 silica, Vitamin K, and zinc helping to strengthen your joints,
              Gemstone Animals, Eggs & Spheres, Salt Lamps in    muscles, cartilage and bone density.
              various sizes and shapes, Sage,  Candles, multi-       With menopausal women and men (Yeah! Men go through
              colored LED lightboxes,, Lip Balms,                this too!) the increase of bone loss is associated with less
              Headache Sticks, Bar & Liquid                      estrogen being produced by the ovaries and by lower levels
              Soaps, Salves, food-grade Essential                of testosterone being produced. Look for hormonal balancing
              Oils, Unique Tea Diffusers, Tea Pots               herbs like Wild Yam, Red Clover, Vitex, Sage, Black Cohosh and
              & Oriental Mugs, Herbal Tumblers                   Saw Palmetto these herbs supply the body with isoflavones,
              and much, much more!!!                             phyto-estrogen and phyto-testosterone compounds that help
                                                                 to create the hormones needed for both men and women to
                                                                 increase bone density and to slow down bone loss.
               Specializing In All Natural Products                   My favorite Calcium Rich Tea contains ¾ oz. Rosehips, ½
                                                                 oz. Lemon Balm, ¼ Nettle, ½ oz. Lemongrass, ½ oz. Oatstraw,
                     The Herb Corner                             ¼ oz. Red Raspberry and 1/8 oz. Cinnamon. This tea has such
                                                                 a nice flavor even the kids will like it.   Another  tea blend
                          and Learning Center                    rich in calcium and hormonal properties is ½ oz. Alfalfa, ½ oz.
                                                                 Red Clover, ¼ Sarsaparilla, ½ oz. Horsetail, ¼ oz. Wild Yam,
                         Hours: Wed-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 11-3         ½ oz. Red Raspberry and ½ oz. Fennel. Each of these teas is
                                                                 prepared by using one teaspoon of the herbal mixture to eight
                 277 N. Babcock St., Melbourne * 321-757-7522    ounces of boiling water, steeping about 15 minutes, straining
                                                                 and drinking.
                         www.HerbCorner.net                          Beyond herbs, don’t forget your vitamin D; it can be gotten
                                                                 from a 20 minute walk in the sunshine 3-4 times a week
                                                                 without sunblock.

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