A Brief Introduction to Cherokee Medicine

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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

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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

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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

February Item of the Month: Scout Out

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Happy February everyone! We are still in the depth of cold & flu season but we’re starting to see glimpses of Spring.  Here in Colorado, the robins are returning and trees have begun to bud (although we get most of our snow in the Spring so we know better than … Continue reading

January Item of the Month ~ Lympha Rub

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Happy New Year everybody!  What does 2017 hold for you?  TriLight is excited to roll out our “Item of the Month” series in 2017.  This was inspired by the feedback we received from you during our 25th Anniversary celebration.  Many of you expressed the desire to learn more in-depth information about … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Myrrh

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On this day, we remember the story of baby Jesus being brought gifts of Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh.  Gold is a substance we’re all familiar but the other two are a bit mysterious to us in modern life.  They’re both resins of great value both medicinally and wealth.  Myrrh has … Continue reading

Clover products

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Most people instantly associate St. Patrick’s Day with clovers.  There has been some debate as to which clover variety is the “official” St. Patrick’s clover.  Here at TriLight we use Red Clover in a few of our products.  This clover doesn’t generate the famous four-leaf clover, but does grow a … Continue reading

Ask Santa for These Winter Wellness Remedies

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The Holidays are upon us. Time for family, friends, parties, too much food, and germs… so many germs!  Unfortunately, these illnesses aren’t going anywhere anytime soon- they’ll be here throughout the holiday season and all winter long!  We’ve got our top picks to ask Santa for this year so you … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Cloves

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Cloves are a favorite spice this time of year.  With a rich, warm aroma and a distinct flavor, cloves are an excellent warming addition to Holiday dishes.  Documented use of cloves goes all the way back to 207 B.C.!   Cloves contain a number of vitamins and minerals including calcium, magnesium, … Continue reading