galactagogue


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agent that induces milk secretion

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Individualising herbal galactagogue treatment allows herbal treatment to be tailored to suit the woman's situation and improve efficacy.
Common problems with galactagogue clinical trial methodology
Considerations for galactagogue dosage forms (tinctures, herbal teas and solid dosage forms)
Two older studies are sometimes cited in support of low dose VAC having a galactagogue effect (Weiss 1956).
The mean pumped breast milk volume of the mothers who received galactagogue tea was significantly higher than that of the placebo and control groups (P <0.
Overall the galactagogue tea supplementation resulted in a significant increase in breast milk volumes in the initial days following delivery compared with placebo.
La Leche League International gives information about domperidone on its Web site, but plainly states that the drug is not approved in the United States and is used off label as a galactagogue.
Ranunculaceae used as an anti-inflammatory agent and as an emmenagogue and galactagogue 16.
Perhaps one reason why the folklore that alcohol is a galactagogue has persisted for centuries is that a lactating mother does not have an immediate means of assessing whether her infant consumes more or less milk in the short term.
Whole seeds or their extracts have antidiabetic, antihistaminic, antihypertensive, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antitumor, galactagogue and insect repellent effects [2].
The results showed a significant decrease in oxytocin level, which correlates with the decline of milk ejection and production, dismissing the lore that alcohol is a galactagogue.
In some country, it is also used as a component of galactagogue preparations [14].
It has antidiarrheal, antidysenteric, aromatic, astringent, carminative, cooling, galactagogue, diuretic and stimulant activities.