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Spring has Sprung at the Motherlove Farm & Office!

  It is finally starting to feel like spring at Motherlove’s home in Colorado. The trees are budding, our Herb Farmer is tending the land, and even our office staff are getting on board with the change in season. Many of our staff members are preparing their gardens for planting and we even have ... Continue Reading >

The Amazing Benefits of Malunggay (Moringa)

The benefits of breastfeeding are widely studied and well-known. Babies who are exclusively breastfed have lower rates of respiratory infections, asthma, eczema, diarrhea, ear infections, and obesity, just to name a few. However, many women do not exclusively breastfeed for six months, as recomme... Continue Reading >

meet the pampering and soothing herbs in our pregnant belly salve and oil

Your pregnant belly deserves great care and attention, and our Pregnant Belly Salve and Pregnant Belly Oil are made with herbs which soothe and pamper.   Our oil and salve help prevent stretch marks and relieve the itch of stretching skin, using USDA Certified Organic herbs. Each herb offers uni... Continue Reading >

Meet the Herbs in our Diaper Balm Salve!

When your baby’s irritated, you want nothing more than to make them feel better.  Our Diaper Balm is an all-natural salve to provide quick and effective relief. Made with 96% certified organic and cruelty-free ingredients, it is safe for newborns and compatible with all diapers, including cloth d... Continue Reading >

Using Goat’s Rue to Support Your Milk Supply

Goat’s rue (Galega officinalis) is an herb which has been long used to support milk supply. It is often recommended by lactation consultants, and we at Motherlove love it so much that we even grow it on our own farm, where this photograph was taken. You may be wondering, what's so special about t... Continue Reading >

Get to Know Chamomile

Let’s talk about chamomile.   Just hearing the name relays a sense of calm, soothing relaxation - right? Often associated with a night time cup of tea, this well known herb has many additional benefits, especially for skin, and can be found in Motherlove’s Pregnant Belly Oil and Pregnant Belly Sa... Continue Reading >

What does USDA Certified Organic Mean?

You may have noticed the USDA Certified Organic seal on a lot of different products—from your eggs at breakfast, to your chicken breast at dinner, and even on the Nipple Cream you use in between! But what does the USDA Certified Organic seal actually mean? In order to be certified organic by the ... Continue Reading >

Soothe summer itches with our Green Salve.

We’re these hot summer months - the long days and warm nights, eating outside, and the chance for kids to run free. As you know, along with summer fun can come a whole lot of itching.  Scratches and cuts, bug bites, poison ivy, and rashes may be a summer ritual, but they don’t have to slow you or... Continue Reading >

The Sunshine Herb

Nicknamed the “sunshine flower”, calendula fills up gardens with bright yellow and orange blossoms. With a strong connection to the sun’s movement across the sky, calendula opens its colorful petals when the sun shines, and retreats as the sun fades. Derived from the Latin term calendae, meaning ... Continue Reading >

Fenugreek Alternatives from Motherlove

If you know even just a little about herbal galactagogues, or herbs that support lactation, you’ve probably heard of fenugreek. Fenugreek is an herb that is often recommended to support breast milk supply and is known to be pretty fast acting. Two of Motherlove’s best selling supplements, More Mi... Continue Reading >

Yarrow: A 60,000 Year History

Have you spent time in the great outdoors during the warmer part of the year? If so, chances are you have admired the many flower buds and aroma of yarrow. As both an herb and common weed, yarrow is native to the Northern hemisphere. This herb grows freely in grasslands and open meadows, and pref... Continue Reading >

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, linin... Continue Reading >