Lactation Support for Nursing Moms
• Increase breast milk
• Richer, higher-quality milk
• For a happy, thriving baby
Nearly all healthcare professionals agree that mom's milk is the best for babies. Maxi-Milk is a special blend of herbs that work to not only increase your milk supply, but also to make it richer and more satisfying for your baby.
Busy new moms love the convenience of simply adding ¼ to ½ teaspoon of Maxi-Milk to a glass of water 1 to 3 times daily. No more tea making! There are no known side effects to your baby when you use Maxi-Milk to encourage a more satisfying milk supply. In fact, babies tend to gain very well and be more content.
TIP: Taking with a calcium supplement, such as Herbal Calcium, may make the difference from success and failure in nursing. Take calcium with meals for best absorption.
Stinging Nettle Leaf (Urtica dioica) : Stinging nettle contains a high level of naturally occurring calcium, and thanks to the genius of nature; it has the perfect ratio of magnesium to help calcium make its way into the cells.
Alfalfa leaf (Medicago sativa) : Alfalfa leaves are high in vitamin K and also contain many other nutrients, including vitamin C, copper, manganese, and folate. This herb is traditionally used to benefit metabolic health, support menopause symptoms, and provide antioxidant effects.
Anise seed (Pimpinella anisum) : This seed is referred to as a carminative, which is an herb that either inhibits the formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract or facilitates its expulsion. They also contain moderate expectorant properties, helping to soothe the lungs and throat. Constituents in the seed also support gentle estrogenic effects to improve lactation.
Blessed Thistle herb (Cnicus benedictus) : Blessed thistle contains bitter compounds that support the production of both saliva and gastric acid, which both aid digestion. It is also used as an herbal galactagogue, which increases the flow of breast milk.
Chaste Tree berry (Vitex angus-castus) : Chaste Tree berry has been well studied in clinical trials to support normal hormone levels, particularly progesterone. It is most commonly used for menstrual support, premenstrual syndrome, and menopause.
Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare) : Fennel is an aromatic herb that works to support normal digestion. It may be helpful for occasional gas, bloating, and indigestion. It may also have a calming action on smooth muscles, which may be part of the reason for its digestive benefits. Fennel is also used to support a healthy volume and quality of breast milk produced.
Lemon Balm leaf (Melissa officinalis) : Lemon balm may support immune health, digestive health, balance the nervous system. It has traditionally been used to support cognitive function and promote calm and focus.
Marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis) : The root of the Marshmallow plant provides cleansing support as well as benefits for digestive health due to a number of active ingredients, including antioxidants, amino acids, polysaccharides, and various antiviral/antibacterial compounds.
Milk Thistle seed (Silybum marianum) : The active ingredient in milk thistle is called silymarin, with acts as an antioxidant. It may promote a detoxifying effect, which is why milk thistle may be beneficial for liver health. Additionally, milk thistle also helps to maintain normal kidney function and promote optimal immune function.
Peppermint leaf (Mentha piperita)
Red Raspberry leaf (Rubus idaeus) : Red raspberry leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals. They provide B vitamins, vitamin C, and a number of minerals, including potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and iron. Red raspberry leaves contain fragarine, a plant compound that helps tone and tighten muscles in the pelvic area, which may reduce the menstrual cramping caused by the spasms of these muscles.
Stinging Nettle root (Urtica dioica)
Suggested Use: Shake well.
Take 1/4 - 1/2 tsp. in warm water 1-4 times daily.
NOTE: Begin use after delivery and not while expecting.
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