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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 >




Spring tonic herbs are spring cleaning for your body!

It's officially spring, and we know that while some of you are enjoying blossoms and warming temperatures, some of you are still deep in snow!Whether your region is blooming or you need some inspiration to get you through the last weeks of a long winter, we thought you'd enjoy a list of spring tonic herbs and suggestions on how to work… Continue Reading >




Our favorite reference books and websites

In our work crafting herbal products to support the mothering journey, we've come to rely on certain books and websites for key information. These books and websites are like trusted friends - sharing wisdom and insight on topics close to our hearts.  We turn to them again and again.We are happy to share our list of favorites with you… Continue Reading >




Iron deficient after childbirth?  Herbs can help!

It's estimated that one in eight women experience iron deficiency after giving birth, up to 12 months after delivery. And the results can make life - let alone life parenting a new baby - very difficult.  Symptoms of iron deficiency include feeling weak and tiring out more easily, feeling dizzy or cranky, headaches, shortness of breath,… Continue Reading >




Dr. Aviva Romm: Using integrative medicine to support mothers in the childbearing year

We're very happy to share a podcast interview with one of our favorite people:  Dr. Aviva Romm!Dr. Romm is a pioneer in the field of natural birth and botanical medicine for gynecology, obstetrics, and pediatrics in the U.S.  She is a physician, midwife, an herbalist, an author, and an educator.  A founder of the Yale University… Continue Reading >