Herb of the Day: Peppermint

HOTD Peppermint

Mint is perhaps the flavor most commonly associated with the Holiday season.  The aroma of mint is everywhere this time of year.  A couple weeks ago we mentioned that typically spearmint, not peppermint is used in culinary preparations.  Herbalists tend to use peppermint more frequently than spearmint for a number … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Spearmint

HOTD Spearmint

Most people don’t realize their favorite mint-flavored treats are most likely flavored by spearmint and not peppermint.  Peppermint contains significant cooling properties and is a much more intense flavor, so spearmint is typically chosen for culinary preparations.  Use of spearmint has been documented back to the ancient Egyptians both medically … Continue reading

Herb of the Day- Echinacea

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This beautiful flower has become one of the most well-known herbs.  Echinacea finds its way into homes that typically don’t use herbal remedies, and is on the shelves of mainstream stores nationwide.  Four different varieties of echinacea exist with Echinacea Purpurea being the most widely used.  In terms of herbs … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Fennel

HOTD Fennel

Fennel is an old favorite that is often used for culinary purposes as well as by herbalists.  Typically it is the seed that is utilized by herbalists, but the leaves and flowers are occasionally used and the bulb of the plant is used by chefs.  One of the most distinguishing … Continue reading

National Breastfeeding Month Sale!

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We are celebrating National Breastfeeding Month with a sale! Save 25% on our two breastfeeding products PLUS all our pregnancy formulas!  through the end of August with code “BFMonth” MegaMam is traditionally used to increase milk supply and aid in relaxation and Mastitix is our Mastitis support formula. Nourish your … Continue reading

FAQ Answered- TriLight and Breastfeeding

Can TriLight formulas be used by nursing mothers?

It’s National Breastfeeding Month so we wanted to make sure to answer one of the top questions we get at TriLight We have a section that is specifically considered pregnancy safe here. As with anything, please check with your doctor if you have any other concerns or are taking another … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Dill

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Commonly associated with pickles dill is used medicinally and in food all around the world.  Hippocrates is known for using dill to help cleanse the mouth. The seeds and leaves of the plant are used in a wide variety of culinary preparations and impart a classic flavor, as well as … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Milk Thistle

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Milk thistle is a common herb with a long list of uses. Related to the Daisy and Ragweed families it is native to the Mediterranean, though you can find it grown all over the world. Some people also call it Mary or Holy thistle. Traditional Uses: Liver conditions Milk production in … Continue reading