How YOU Use It: ALRG

The name of this product is an indicator of its most popular use, allergies. Something we love about herbs, and our products, is the wide range of applications each herb has. Selecting only one herb for a situation or limiting an herb to only one scenario does a disservice to the depth & breadth of herbs. Check out all the ways our customers use this product!

So far we’ve taken a look at how our customers use Lympha Rub & Scout Out.  Today we’ll take a look at ALRG, our March Item of the Month. The name of this product is an indicator of its most popular use, allergies. Something we love about herbs, and our … Continue reading

Top 10 Tips For Deciding Which Formula(s) to Use

FAQ- what to use when

 Sometimes when you have a sick kid you want someone to tell you exactly what to do to make them better. Because we’re not licensed healthcare practitioners we can’t prescribe what exactly you should use.  We get it, sometimes it gets overwhelming to navigate all the choices and decide what is … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Angelica

HOTD Angelica

Sorry Hamilton fans, we’re not talking about one of the famous Schuyler sisters today.  This herb, Angelica, shares its name with this historical figure. Herbal lore from the 16th & 17th century claimed this herb would keep away and cleanse from evil spirits, ghosts, witches & their spells.  In some cultures, the … Continue reading

March Item of the Month: ALRG

March IOM

Shamrocks and springtime are the two things that come to my mind when thinking about March.  Budding trees, blossoming flowers, birds returning and a plethora of green characterize this month.  While many of us welcome these warmer days and change of seasons, million suffer from seasonal allergies. Allergies can make … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Yucca

HOTD Yucca

The word “Yucca” might bring to mind deserts in the southwest; a dry, arid climate with strange pointy plants growing among cacti.  Native to Mexico and the southwestern region of the US, yucca has a rich history and over 40 varieties in North America.  This plant was used for many … Continue reading

A Brief Introduction to Cherokee Medicine

CherokeeMed

Many of TriLight’s products were passed down to our founder, Lyle Bennett, by a Cherokee herbalist named D. Walt Burchett (Medicine Bear). Our Item of the Month, Scout Out, is one of these formulas.  Unfortunately,  Native American medicine is becoming a thing of the past for most tribes. We are proud … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Honeysuckle

HOTD honeysuckle blog

A plant known either as a loved decoration or annoying weed for American gardens, honeysuckle is highly valued as an herb in Chinese medicine.  It is described as one of the most beneficial plants by Bach Flower Remedies, one of the 50 most prized plants in Chinese medicine and a … Continue reading

How YOU Use Scout Out (20+ of your tried & true favorite uses)

How YOU use it... Scout Out

So often families want to begin using herbal remedies but they’re not quite sure how or when to utilize them.  In our “Herb of the Day” blog posts, we highlight traditional uses for various herbs (and essential oils).  These are applications which herbalists, aromatherapists, and other practitioners have utilized over time. … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: St John’s Wort

HOTD St Johns Wort

Named after John the Baptist there are a number of theories as to why this plant has its name.  Some say it was his favorite plant, others say it is due to the fact that the flowers bloom around St. John’s Day and others state it’s because of the coloring of … Continue reading

FAQ: Can herbs hurt instead of help/ Are herbs safe?

FAQ- Can herbs hurt instead of help- (1)

Are herbs safe? &  Can herbs hurt instead of help? These are two of the most commonly asked questions we get here at TriLight.  Adjusting to herbal remedies can be a big transition for many people and we relate to the confusion and overwhelm.  Some people have allergic reactions just … Continue reading