Herb Pharm Mother's Lactation Tonic
A blend of the liquid extracts of:
• Chaste Tree berry (Vitex agnus-castus) 20%
• Fenugreek seed (Trigonella foenum-graecum) 20%
• Caraway seed (Carum carvi) 20%
• Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare) 20%
• Anise seed (Pimpinella anisum) 20%
Actions: Galactagogue (promotes production of breast milk). An aromatic carminative which can relieve nausea and intestinal gas.
Uses: A lactation tonic for nursing mothers to enhance the quality and quantity of breast milk. Especially indicated in cases where the production of breast milk is lacking or scanty.
Although designed as a galactagogue, this compound can also serve to allay nausea and relieve intestinal gas in the mother, and may also have the same effect on her breast-feeding child.
Dose: Three or four times per day, take 30 to 40 drops in water.
Cautions: Consult a qualified midwife or physician before taking during pregnancy.
Lack of breast milk production in a new mother, especially with painful breasts and/or fever, may indicate a health problem that should be treated by a qualified healthcare practitioner.