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Witch Hazel: A Spooktacular Herb!

Long after summer concludes, and the floral landscapes have faded, witch hazel’s flowers blossom with a fiery like yellow hue, in the backdrop of gloomy autumn weather. Growing between 5 to 15 feet, this deciduous plant can be found in North America, throughout partially shaded, damp areas, lining streams and wooded land. Growing wide,… Continue Reading >




October is Non-GMO Month!

This October, Motherlove will be joining retailers across North America in the eighth annual Non-GMO Month. Created by the Non-GMO Project, this month-long celebration supports the brands and retailers that have made a non-GMO commitment.Motherlove’s dedication to consistent quality means crafting only the finest, purest products, and… Continue Reading >




Calendula: From Farm to Product

Calendula is in a number of our body care products, such as Nipple Cream, Diaper Balm and Green Salve, for good reason. Calendula is well known for its soothing effects as it helps heal chapped skin, wash wounds and reduce swelling. We recently touted its amazing properties in our post about our Nipple Cream.  But did you also know that… Continue Reading >




Nettle: More Than a Galactagogue

Nettle is a galactagogue, an herb that supports breast milk supply for nursing mothers. Nettle is believed to support lactation by providing essential nutrients. It is one of the most nutritious of the spring greens, containing high levels of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, B vitamins, vitamin K, and… Continue Reading >




The Soothing Herbs of Motherlove Nipple Cream

When you have sore, cracked nipples, you want safe and effective relief fast!Many women have found that Motherlove Nipple Cream softens and soothes painful breastfeeding nipples. Our creamy salve goes on easily and also serves as an excellent diaper balm. Motherlove Nipple Cream is made with 100% USDA certified organic, non-GMO and… Continue Reading >




Get to Know Blessed Thistle

Blessed thistle can easily be recognized by its yellow or purple flowers sprouting from spiked, fine-haired leaves. Native to the Mediterranean and western Asia, this herb can grow as tall as 30 cm in sunny, well-drained gardens. The plant and flowers are best harvested in the late mornings of summer months, after the dew evaporates and… Continue Reading >




Get to Know Comfrey

The healing properties that comfrey embodies date back to when the plant first received its name. In Greek, Latin, French, and German, comfrey translates to “I grow together” or “the one who makes firm”. Comfrey is still often referred to as “knit-bone” or “bruise-wort” for its prevalent use in herbal medicine.Indigenous to England,… Continue Reading >




Your Summer Skin Survival Guide

Being outside in the summertime is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But even the best day at the park or on the beach can quickly go sour when bug bites, sunburns, rashes, or cuts begin to take their toll. Children are particularly prone to rashes and bug bites during the summer months because they are outside more often, exploring under… Continue Reading >




Get to know Lavender

Lavender. The mere mention of the plant evokes sunshine, fields of vibrant purple-blue flowers, and its signature, unmistakable scent.One of the oldest documented herbs, lavender has a fascinating 2,500-year-old history dating back to the Egyptians, who used it to produce healing ointments and perfume, and as a balm for mummification… Continue Reading >




You can now find Malunggay (Moringa) at Target.com!

We are thrilled to announce that Malunggay (Moringa), Motherlove’s newest herbal supplement for lactation support, can now be found on Target.com, along with your other Motherlove favorites!This leafy tree, often found in favorite Filipino recipes, has long been referred to as nature’s “miracle tree” for its therapeutic, medicinal, and… Continue Reading >




Malunggay, the “Miracle” Tree

 One of Motherlove’s newest supplements for supporting breast milk supply is Malunggay – also known as Moringa (moringa oleifera), or nature’s “miracle tree.” It is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India, and widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas all… Continue Reading >




Aromatherapy and Herbal Remedies for Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding

Heartburn, backache, morning sickness, insomnia, pain from tearing... the list of discomforts from the childbearing year can seem endless. But at Motherlove, we've long known that for each challenge there are herbs and essential oils that can provide gentle and effective relief. We are therefore very pleased to share a new book,… Continue Reading >