How To Boost Your Energy Without Sugar or Caffeine

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For many busy families, May holds a bit of a blessing and a curse.  The weather is finally warming up, the ground is thawing and plants are springing back to life.  You can let the kids play outside later in the evening & the days are getting longer. We can feel … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Top 6 Herbs for Women’s Health Week!

Top6HerbsFor Women's Health

Women’s Health Week starts tomorrow so we thought this would be a good time to introduce you to some of our favorite herbs for Women’s Health.  Herbalists have been using herbs for centuries to help with things such as: menstrual difficulties, infertility, pregnancy support, cramps, and breastfeeding. In no particular … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh HOTD

Black Cohosh is aptly named due to the extremely dark, snack like rhizomes which the plant grows.  It is these roots which are prized by herbalists primarily for use with menstrual and women’s health conditions.  Documented use of black cohosh dates back to the early 1700’s with Native Americans turning … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Red Raspberry Leaf

Raspberry Leaf

Red Raspberry leaves are most well known among those in the birth community.  Midwives, doulas, and even OBs suggest red raspberry leaf to women during pregnancy.  This beautiful leaf is suggested to women as a uterine tonic to strengthen the smooth muscles of the uterus.  It is said that regular … Continue reading

Herb of the Day- Wild Yam

HOTD Wild Yam

A favorite among Aztecs and Myans, wild yam is best known for its use in supporting women’s hormones. High in diosgenin, a precursor to progesterone; wild yam was once used in birth control pills. Today wild yam is not widely used, however, herbalists often choose this herb to use in … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: False Unicorn

HOTD False Unicorn

Today is Halloween, time for children of all ages to imagine and pretend!  Perhaps your child chose to dress up like a unicorn? This herb derives its name from the flower stalk which resembles a unicorns horn.  It is also known as fairy wand- what an appropriate plant for Halloween! … Continue reading

FAQ Answered- TriLight and multivitamin/ pre-natals

Mineral Instead of MultiVitamin

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is in regards to our mineral formulas being taken in place of a multivitamin or prenatal. Can I take your mineral formula instead of a multivitamin or a pre-natal?  Ex) “I’m looking at your Original Herbal Minerals and trying to understand if … 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: Plantain

Plantain the herb typically seen growing in abandoned parking lots and popping up in your driveway! Plantain has many uses and is applied topically in a poultice or salve, as well as ingested in teas, tinctures, and capsules.

Plantain is one of the hardiest plants out there!  Most likely there is some growing near you; you may have even pulled some from your yard recently as a weed.  Many people hear the word plantain and think of one of these banana-like fruits common in Latin cuisine. This is … Continue reading

Herb of the Day Rosehips

rosehip

It seems everyone gets to thinking about roses right about Valentine’s Day.  Did you know that Rosehips have some pretty incredible herbal powers as well?  Rosehips are the fruit that grow after the flower.  The fruit itself is incredibly bitter but after it is dried it lends itself nicely in … Continue reading