Good Scientific Evidence Meets Traditional Wisdom

Are you looking for evidence that herbs increase breastmilk production? We LOVE it when science confirms what generations of wise people have known for ages. Our ancestors studied plant medicine in a number of ways, much of which was learned by direct observation and relationship with local, native plants. The doctrine of signatures states that herbs resembling various parts of the body can be used to treat ailments of those body parts and we find this to be true in many cases.

Have you ever noticed how a walnut looks like a brain? Or how ginger looks like the stomach?

The practice of imparting wisdom to future generations is all but lost. Isn't it enchanting to think about elders in the community carefully and methodically teaching herbal practices to the youth, and in the case of breastfeeding the nurturing that would have accompanied such teachings. There is a revival of sorts breastfeeding women are actively seeking a meaningful sisterhood and recognizing the importance of passing down valuable natural healing tips and medicinal knowledge to their family to encourage positive breastfeeding experiences among loved ones.

Read: Natural Ways to Increase Breastmilk Supply

Evidence That Herbs Increase Breastmilk Production

In our modern times, though, botanical medicine is often not recognized as effective as its conventional, pharmaceutical counterpart. Despite the tremendous difficulty in acquiring research funding for complementary medicine, there IS a growing amount of evidence-based research supporting various botanicals, including those traditionally used to support breast milk production. We want to share a few of them with you today, so you can play a part in bustin this myth! Indeed, herbs are backed by science and now you'll have a few studies to whip out of your back pocket at your next Mama gathering and you want to share with other moms evidence that herbs increase breastmilk production. All of these herbs are featured in our Milk Aplenty, our top selling lactation stimulant to increase breastmilk production.


Compelling research about Moringa and it's use as a galactogogue to increase breast milk production.

Moringa oleifera (Malunggay) as a Galactagogue for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Moringa oleifera as a Galactagogue

Read more about Moringa and how it can help increase breastmilk production in our blog article.

Learn how Silymarin (found in Milk Thistle) helps to increase milk production for Mothers of pre-term babies.

Efficacy of a Galactogogue Containing Silymarin-Phosphatidylserine and Galega in Mothers of Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Read about Shatavari and it's numerous effects on the female endocrine system

A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial for Evaluation of Galactogogue Activity of Asparagus racemosus Willd.

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