When the supply of breast milk for a nursing baby is inadequate, compounds called galactagogues, which stimulate the flow of milk, are used to increase the flow of milk. Insufficient lactation can be due to protein deficiency, anemia, or stress and tension.
Treatment Plan for Lactation, insufficient
An herbal program can include galactagogues or relaxing herbs when appropriate.
Herbal Remedies for Lactation, insufficient
Related Lactation, insufficient conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.