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Plants have been, and still are the backbone of
syrups, compresses and more. It also includes
healthy choices for women, men, children and pets.
As a Master Herbalist it has always been my
It also covers all of the systems of the body, the con-
desire to educate people concerning the medicinal
ditions associated with these systems and the herbs
uses of herbs and foods so that they can be a partof, and take charge of their own healing. I have seen
that can benefit these systems and conditions. You
more and more people in the shop with the desire to
will also be taking two nature walks, one at Turkey
learn, and because it is my desire to teach as many
Creek, and the other in an herbalist's garden.
as I can about natural and herbal health I will be
If you are ready to take a more natural approach
offering my classes at a 33% discount; charging $20
to your health then I hope you will join me in these
per class (pay as you go) with a registration and
materials fee of $40 due before the first class.
Classes run on alternate Saturday mornings.
Reclaiming Your Roots will start you 'on the road"
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emergency health problems, and gain an excellent
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Maintaining Health and Vitality with Herbs
Diet, exercise and rest have always been essential for
Echinacea has had decades of research on it showing it
the maintenance of good health. Now more than ever
to benefit the immune system making the white blood
herbs are necessary for the maintenance of our health,especially with so much stress and toxicity from our envi-
cells more efficient blocking and halting the formation of
ronment. For thousands of years plants have been used
bacteria, viruses and fungi before they become infectious.
to increase energy, boost the immune system, provide
German studies on Echinacea have found that it helps
nutrition, enhance mental clarity, increase physical stam-
protect non-infected cells before they become infected.
ina, and enliven the libido. Fortunately for us there are
Ginkgo has also been well studied, it has been found to
thousands of plants that have these abilities.
be a strong antioxidant that has the ability to prevent cel-
Astragalus as an energy tonic herb helps the body adapt
lular damage. It benefits the cardiovascular system
to physical exertion and stress and for people with low
improving blood flow and oxygen throughout the entire
energy it helps boost metabolism. It has been used for
body. When there is better blood flow to capillaries it
over 4000 years in China and it is still used today as anherb to strengthen the immune system fighting bacteria
helps areas like the eyes possibly helping macular
and viruses. Astragalus is especially good for chronic
degeneration. This improved circulation may also help
weakness to the lungs or for those who have taken many
with tinnitus, vertigo and other ear problems as well.
antibiotics and are now susceptible to infections.
Hawthorn when used long term helps improve proper
Garlic also has the ability to fight bacteria that have
pumping action of the heart normalizing irregular heart-
become resistant to antibiotics; it fights viruses, fungi,
beats nourishing and strengthening the heart muscles
Candida and yeast. One of the reasons it can do this is
which benefits both high and low blood pressure.
because its enzymes detoxify the body of carcinogens. In
Cayenne boosts metabolism by enhancing circulation
the circulatory system regular use of garlic can raise
throughout the entire body. Its effects help lower blood
HDL's, lower LDL's and lower triglyceride levels, and for
pressure by cleaning plaque from the arteries. And it pro-
many people it helps lower blood pressure.
Turmeric when taken regularly acts as a powerful anti-
motes good digestion by increasing circulation to the
inflammatory, for some it works much better than the long
term use of cortisone because it protects the flora of the
Schizandra also known as the "five-flavor-berry" also
digestive system and the liver. Studies on Turmeric have
has adaptogenic properties helping the body better cope
shown it to be five times stronger than Vitamin E in its
with stress. It improves libido and reproductive health,
antioxidant properties and to be beneficial to dementia and
respiratory and immune functions plus it protects the liver
high cholesterol as well . Be-aware that a large amount of
Turmeric inhibits blood clots; if you are taking anticoagu-
Lemon Balm helps reduce anxiety and depression. Its
lant medications you need to talk to your physician.
antiviral properties make it good for chicken pox, shin-
Dandelion is a highly nutritious plant, one that is packed
with iron, making it good for anemia. As a diuretic it
gles and for reducing herpes outbreaks. It also helps
removes excess fluid from the body but provides the
quiet the over-thinking mind that makes it hard to sleep.
needed potassium that can be lost when taking pharma-
Oregano is a strong antibacterial and antiviral herb that
ceutical water pills. Dandelion is also used to support the
helps to improve digestion and appetite. And it helps to
liver and gallbladder in the removal of waste products, this
reduce gas, bloating and diarrhea. In the respiratory system
detoxification provides relief for gout, eczema and psoria-
as an expectorant it aids bronchitis, coughs and asthma.
sis. In the digestive system it helps promote healthy
Rhodiola works very much like ginseng. It helps improve
digestion; it enhances appetite and reduces gas and
chronic fatigue. Reducing fatigue is especially helpful if
bloating. If you are bothered by warts the latex from its
you work the night shift, have small children or have irreg-
stem can be applied several times daily for their removal.
Ginseng is probably one of the most popular vitality
ular work hours. It has become increasingly popular for
enhancing herbs. Traditional use and science agree
mental and physical energy boosting motivation, reducing
about Ginsengs ability to enhance energy. It also supports
stress on the mind and body and for relieving anxiety.
the immune system, the liver, the reproductive organs and
Rosemary is useful when recovering from long-term
the endocrine system. It provides adaptogenic properties,
stress or chronic illness helping to revitalize the whole
which means it helps the body cope with stress by balanc-
body. It helps stimulate appetite and promotes healthy
ing stress hormones and adrenal functions. When used
digestion plus it helps reduce cramping and bloating.
consistently Ginseng helps the body adapt to mental and
When its essential oil is applied topically it brings greater
physical stress increasing stamina and physical perform-
blood flow to the area relieving sore muscles or
ance rejuvenating the body, mind and spirit. As animmune booster it helps the body heal faster and more
efficiently promoting longevity by increasing your ability to
It's when we are free of toxins, receiving nutrients we expe-
resist disease. It also enhances sexual stamina and
rience energy and feel our best. With the amount of stress
desire, and improves memory and learning skills by
and toxicity we experience from day-to- day now more than
improving circulation throughout the body.
ever we should be protecting our bodies with herbs.
With the hectic lifestyles we lead, the long hours at
work and the caring for our families sometimes find-
ing time for romance can be a challenge. All stresscan interfere with our time for romance. Let's face it
to get in "the mood" you need to feel desire and
when you are tired from the day it's hard to feel
"in-the-mood". According to studies done recently
some 43% of women and 31% of men suffer from
1/4 cup broccoli or other fresh vegetables
Fortunately herbs have been used for thousands of
years in all cultures around the world to spice up the
bedroom. They can target certain aspects of sexual
2. Grease mini muffin pans with olive oil or butter.
health by enhancing circulation to specific areas,
stimulating the functions of the neural system,
processor and mix thoroughly (to frothy con-
enhancing arousal and pleasure, and stimulating the
sistency). Add remaining ingredients and blend.
hormones needed for function and desire.
One of these herbs is Damiana. It has been used in
4. Spoon into prepared mini muffin pans.
the Mexican culture as an aphrodisiac for both men
5. Bake 12-15 minutes. Make sure it is firm to touch.
and women for hundreds of years. For women its
6. Pop muffins out and cool on rack.
constituents bind to progesterone receptors in the
brain producing "feel-good" effect stimulating nervesensitivity. This effect also eases moods and easesanxiety. For men and women it has the ability to
improve oxygen flow to key areas of the body forincreased pleasure. In South America and Peru bothmen and women have used Maca to stimulate desire
HALF PRICE! and drive. This adaptogenic herb helps by reducing
stress balancing hormones and by increasing energy
and stamina. Tongkat ali boosts drive and function byincreasing sensitivity to the erogenous zones in both
genders. Tribulus terrestris has been used in China,India and Russia to stimulate the production oftestosterone in men and estrogen in women, when
Our bodies are like a giant magnet that attracts
these are renewed it can increase desire, stamina
and holds on to toxic materials including heavy
and virility. Ginsengs also provide a general rejuve-
metals, yeasts, uric acid and other materials. These
nation effect by stimulating and normalizing blood
toxins attach themselves in ionized form to yourjoints, organs, nerves, arteries and other tissue
flow throughout the body enhancing nerve stimula-
disrupting their functions. This can create conditions
tion. Horney Goat Weed (yes that's its real name)
such as arthritis, Alzheimer’s, autism, allergies and
has been used in Eastern Asia for over 2000 years.
The EB balancing Machine gently cleanses those unwanted
It was then and still is used today to boost desire and
toxins from the body. The treatment consists of placing your feet into
energy increasing the libido of both men and women
water treated by the EB305 unit. The unit generates a programmablemix of positive and negative ions (charged atoms) that can balance
by enhancing sensations to the erogenous zones.
the body’s meridians and normalize its ph helping to rid itself of those
For men Yohimbie has the ability to enhance blood
flow during arousal, this can be helpful with ED. The
Healthy individuals can expect to feel lighter with more energy
and a greater sense of well-being. Some people with edema,
bark of this tree contains the FDA approved alkaloid
headaches, sinus problems, gout, arthritis, lymph edema and neural-
yohimbine which before Viagra was believed to sup-
gia have experienced relief with multiple treatments.
port male sexual health. Just be careful because too
I originally purchased this machine to help my husband cleanse
his body after his radiation therapy. As the water changed colors, I
much of this herb can cause anxiety, dizziness,
could see exactly which organ system was detoxifying from his body
pulling out many pieces of heavy metals.
The average treatment with the Eb 305 Detox Machine takes
With herbs you have natural options to improve
23 minutes and costs $10. Call The Herb Corner for more information
sexual health and satisfaction. Don't expect immedi-
and to set up an appointment at 321-757-7522.
ate results restoring health takes time.
Amethyst is a member of quartz family. The main
metaphysical property of Amethyst is the connection to
the divine and listening to Spirit. It aids in meditation
and helps concentration.Amethyst stimulates the
crown and throat chakras to work in tandem aiding in
communication. It balances and calms the emotions
which in turn enhances intuition. Amethyst helps to
draw your attention beyond the mind to the realm of
pure spiritual knowledge. It helps you let go of all that
is old, and all that holds you back, so you may fully
embrace your spiritual destiny. This gemstone encour-
with it's cousins aquamarine and emerald.
ages selflessness and transmutes negative energy into
For people who have a negative outlook on life or
pure love. It also balances the physical, mental, emo-
a defeatist attitude, Morganite would be a good stone
tional, spiritual and energetic bodies and aids in cleans-
with which to work to change their pessimistic nature.
This stone encourages loving thoughts and actions,
This purple stone will calm, tranquilize or stimulate the
removes blockages of karmic emotional pain and
mind as needed. It quiets an overactive mind in order to
releases pent up emotions. It will cleanse your heart
bring on sleep. It protects from nightmares as well. Have
as well as open it up to unconditional love. Morganite
insomnia? Place it under your pillow at night.
will also help to attract love to your life, but use it with
This is a stone for aiding the student, young and old
an amethyst to encourage the right kind of love.
alike, with concentration, memory, clarification and
Morganite helps to fight narrow mindedness, ego-
decision making. Combine it with Sugilite to boost
tistic tendencies, and over analysis. This pink stone
replaces these harmful tendencies with wisdom, clear
On a physical level, Amethyst is an overall healer. It
thought, an appreciation of different perspectives as
balances the hormones, endocrine system and meta-
well as patience and tolerance. It is a stone to help
bolism. It strengthens the cleansing & elimination organs
reduce stress which could lead to illness.
& systems. Amethyst helps to relieve pain & stress, eases
On a physical/healing level, Morganite is good in
headaches & tension, reduces bruising, injuries, swelling,
combating respiratory ailments such as tuberculosis,
hearing disorders. Amethyst helps to heal the lungs, respi-
asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis. It also helps to
ratory tract, skin conditions, digestive tract, removal of par-
detoxify your circulatory system and provides help to
asites, absorption of water, insomnia.It is an excellent
low oxygenated blood cells. This stone is beneficial to
stone to use during asthma attacts when holding it and
the elimination system - especially the stomach, intes-
This stone is said to aid in removing addictions, block-
ages, or overindulgences. It is beneficial in psychiatric
If you have experienced a concussion or have prob-
conditions but not for paranoia or schizophrenia.
lems with your spine, meditating with Morganite can
Amethyst can be cleaned in all methods and can be
assist your healing. Need to calm your mind and slow
used in an elixir by the direct method. However - DON’T
down your thoughts? Put a Morganite under your pillow -
EXPOSE IT TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT! It will loose its beautiful
purple color and turn gray causing the stone to weaken.
On a spiritual level, this pink gemstone will equal-
It is an excellent stone for decorating or using in Feng
ize your soul and body's vibrations to realign and bal-
Shui. When using in a healing layout remember that
ance them. This is also a stone that is beneficial to a
having it point towards you draws in energy, while point-
responsible person who uses it in soul retrieval. Soul
ing it away from you draws out negativity. The same
retrieval/ recovery is where a person feels they have
applies when using in a Mandala layout.
lost a part of their energetic, spiritual, emotional
Combining Amethyst with other stones can enhance
and/or psychic self. It is not the biblical soul but all
its own properties as well as those of the other gem-
parts of the person, including their physical self. Often
stone. For instance amethyst alone is good for spiritual
the separation is caused by emotional trauma.
protection but when combined with Chlorite, it is a very
If this sounds like a stone for you, please stop by
powerful protector again psychic attacks or energy vam-
the Herb Corner and pick a piece out of their invento-
pires. You can also combined it with Moldavite for spiri-
ry. And while you are at it, check out all the new gem-
tual protection. When combined with Sugilite it
stones that were purchased on the latest shopping
trip. Also take a look at the gemstone jewelry! Let your
Don’t worry about size, raw or tumbled, dark
Valentine know you would like a piece of jewelry from
or light when it comes to gemstones as their
the Herb Corner or ask for a gift certificate so you can
vibrations still work for us whether in our
pockets, under our pillows or just in the room.
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