The Basics of Gut Health & Function

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  Gut health has been a hot topic lately.  It’s been covered on the medical shows on TV, on the front of New York Times bestseller books, and gut-friendly foods are gaining popularity.  Why has the gut gotten so popular lately?  Researchers are finding the gut is responsible for so … Continue reading

November Item of the Month: Tummy Plus

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November is here and that means Thanksgiving on the brain.  Holiday decorations are going up in stores, grocery stores are taking turkey orders and the big day will be here before we know it. Not only does November mean Thanksgiving (with the far too common post-meal stomachache), many stomach bugs … Continue reading

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

Get Yourself a FREE 2oz TriLight product

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The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is well under way and ends at 11:59pm EST on the 26th.  This bundle contains 58 eBooks, over 1,100 recipes, 25 eCourses/Audio courses and over $200 in free bonuses (it’s great stuff like body care products, supplements, kombucha tea and more)! One of the bonuses … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Ginger

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It seems like the period of time from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day is full of food, sweets, and full bellies!  Fortunately, ginger is an excellent and easy herb to have on hand to help combat any digestive discomforts that might come into your home this time of year.  Widely available … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Peppermint

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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

Tips for Relief from Stomach Bugs

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It is the look and sound every parent dreads; a sudden pale white face, a groan and a full-speed run to the potty.  Stomach bugs have started going around in full force!  They seem to spread like wildfire as soon as the weather starts to cool off.   Fortunately there … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Marshmallow Root

Summertime begs for campfires and roasting marshmallows. Store-bought marshmallows are no longer made with marshmallow root but traditionally were. Marshmallow root is a favorite for digestive and respiratory complaints.

Summertime begs for campfires and roasting marshmallows.  Store-bought marshmallows are no longer made with marshmallow root but traditionally were.  Homemade marshmallows with the root are fairly easy to make following a recipe such as this.  Marshmallow root is high in mucilage which lends it as a favorite among herbalists for … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Oregon Grape Root

Oregon Grape Root is often used in place of the endangered goldenseal.  It has many of the beneficial anti-microbial benefits of goldenseal.

Last week we looked at Goldenseal, today we’ll look at Oregon Grape Root which is often used in place of the endangered goldenseal.  It has many of the beneficial anti-microbial benefits of goldenseal, but does not affect the blood sugar like goldenseal.  This is a beautiful plant of which many … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Licorice Root

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When most people hear licorice root they think about the black or red candy with a flavor they either love or hate.  Licorice goes well beyond candy and has been used for thousands of years around the world as a medicinal herb.  This root has an incredible array of uses … Continue reading