we will explore two incredible plants that have been cherished for centuries by breastfeeding mothers across Asia, Africa, and South America. Amaranth and sweet potato leaves are packed with essential nutrients and renowned for their ability to support lactation and enhance milk supply.
Beta-glucan increases the milk-making hormone prolactin as well as bringing about changes in a mother’s physiology that promote good lactation. Yet, a clear mechanism of action eluded us for decades. In fact we were told it was impossible.
“The dance” between hormones in the postpartum is key to understand common lactation difficulties. In this article, we’ll look at how humans and primates “function” as far as choreographing this dance.
When growing a galactagogue garden, certain greens can be started indoors, or even become an indoors staple. This is true for sweet potato leaves, a lactogenic green.