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

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: Cinnamon

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Cinnamomum verum or Ceylon cinnamon is most likely not what you’ll find in your home spice cabinet.  Cassia cinnamon, is what is typically used as cinnamon although the Ceylon cinnamon is actually “real” cinnamon.  Ceylon is quite a bit more expensive and difficult to harvest so it has been replaced … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Wild Cherry Bark

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Colder weather often brings along coughs and respiratory issues.  Herbalists turn to wild cherry bark this time of year as a favorite remedy for these illnesses.  The bark is also frequently converted into a resin and burned as an incense.  This beautiful tree yields edible fruit which is used medicinally … 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