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Taught by Steve Byers, Herbalist
Tuesday January 10, 6pm @ Waterfall Arts
Retrain your body to appreciate sugar in smaller amounts with herbs. In this class taught by Steve Byers, Clinical Herbalist, we will discuss how herbs can support blood sugar regulation and even down-regulate your taste preferences for sweets with herbs such as Gymnemma, known in Ayurvedic herbal medicine as “The Sugar Destroyer”. Want to know more about digestive bitters? Learn how to make your own digestive bitters formulas in your own home to support healthy digestion and curb the sugar cravings.
Since the age of 10, Steve Byers has been studying medicinal plants. He has studied Western Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Cherokee Traditional Medicine. While studying over 500 medicinal herbs, his focus is on regional botanicals that provide the most locally abundant and accessible medicine available. He runs the Herbal Medicine Wellness Clinic in Belfast at 96 High St. Steve is a teacher at heart. He loves sharing the wisdom and science of medicinal plants and has taught classes, medicinal plant walks, and therapeutic workshops up and down the east coast.