Herb of the Day: Blessed Thistle

Blessed Thistle

The use of Blessed Thistle dates back to the Middle Ages when it was a popular tonic for monks as well as a medicinal herb.  This beautiful plant belongs to the sunflower family and falls under the “weeds we love” category here at TriLight.  Many a home gardener has tried … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Motherwort

Some herbalists say motherwort is the very best herb for the uterus available and it is used worldwide.  This herb can be used internally or externally.  While most uses are applicable for female health issues a number of other conditions benefit from motherwort.

If you’ve been reading our Herb of the Day posts for a while, you’ll know typically the name of a herb has nothing to do with the herb’s use.  Motherwort is one of the exceptions to that rule as it is an ancient herb used to help with childbirth and … Continue reading