HERBAL LACTATION SUPPLEMENTS
(30 DAY SUPPLY )
Obviously, breastfeeding is not easy! If it were, more moms would do it, but today, moms are giving up on breastfeeding earlier than ever before!
The most common reason? A low milk supply!
Milk Boost, our herbal lactation supplement was created to tackle just that. It was designed to promote healthy lactation, increase milk production and enrich breastmilk with a blend of special organic herbs.
These special herbs are commonly referred to as galactagogues, they work by increasing prolactin levels, and they have been used to help struggling nursing mothers for thousands of years!
Moringa is a plant that has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. It has antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Moringa is commonly considered a galactagogue in Asia. Nursing mothers swear by it, and one study on effects of Moringa in breastfeeding, found a positive impact on the supply of breastmilk, more than doubling the milk production in many cases.
Shatavari is an adaptogenic herb. Adaptogenic herbs are said to help your body cope with physical and emotional stress. Shatavari is considered a general health tonic to improve vitality, making it a staple in ayurvedic medicine.
It is well-known in medical practices that Shatavari is a galactagogue. This means that it will improve the quality of your breast milk and help you generate more of it by helping to produce more prolactin and corticoids.
Goat’s Rue and its derivatives have been used in the management of diabetes to reduce blood sugar levels.
Goat’s rue has widely been used for its lactogenic effects to increase milk production. The plant was originally given to cows to support lactation before being used by humans to do the same. In Goat’s Rue’s scientific name, Galega officinalis, “galega” is derived from “gala” meaning “milk.”
Alfalfa was long prized for its superior content of vitamins, minerals and protein. Alfalfa has been shown to decrease cholesterol levels, probably because it contains plant compounds called saponins.
Breastfeeding Mothers have been using alfalfa to support lactation for ages. It contains phytoestrogens or plant-components that resemble estrogen, and is thought to increase milk supply.
Nettle has been a staple in herbal medicine since ancient times. Ancient Egyptians used stinging nettle to treat arthritis and lower back pain, while Roman troops rubbed it on themselves to help stay warm.
It is also believed to stimulate milk production and increase the supply of breast milk in breastfeeding mothers.
Milk thistle is known to have antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. It has traditionally been used to treat liver and gallbladder disorders, prevent and treat cancer and even protect the liver from snake bites, alcohol and other environmental poisons.
Milk thistle has also been linked to breastfeeding for a very long time. This herb is a plant that has white veins running through its leaves. To some, these white veins symbolize breast milk, and it’s believed that when a breastfeeding mother uses this herb, it will lead to an increase in their breast milk supply.
Blessed Thistle is used for loss of appetite and indigestion; and to treat colds, cough, cancer, fever, bacterial infections, and diarrhea.
Practitioners will commonly prescribe blessed thistle to boost breast milk supply. It is believed to increase the hormones prolactin, which boosts the milk supply, and oxytocin which enables to release of milk from the nipples.
Anise seed is a powerful plant that is rich in many nutrients and boasts a wide array of health benefits. It has anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and may fight stomach ulcers, keep blood sugar levels in check and reduce symptoms of depression and menopause.
The Anise seeds contain anethole, which is a Phytoestrogen, meaning it has estrogen-like effects. Anise can be used for treating clogged ducts and other problems in the milk glands, by maintaining a constant milk flow, and increasing breast milk supply.
Dill seed is Rich in antioxidants and a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, and vitamin A, dill may have several benefits for health, including protection against heart disease and cancer.
Dill is an umbel seed and is shown to: be estrogenic and relaxing, support digestion, ease a baby’s colic through the mother’s milk, and aid in treating bronchitis and bronchial asthma.
Fennel seeds relax muscles in the intestines, which can help relieve constipation. Soothing muscles in the stomach and intestines helps to relieve gassiness that’s from constipation or acid reflux.
It is also well-known herbal galactagogue and has been used to increase the supply of milk in nursing women for centuries.