galactagogue


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agent that induces milk secretion

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In Thailand, where the current study was conducted, fenugreek, ginger, and turmeric are traditional galactagogues.
The drug was effective as a galactagogue: 63% of women were using infant formula before going on domperidone; after using the drug, 41% were still using formula, for an absolute 22% reduction.
Among other effects, it may act as a galactagogue and possibly sex steroid analogue.
Traditionally, it is used as a laxative, emmenagogue, contraceptive, galactagogue, anti- asthmatic drug and antiviral agent [18].
In order to restore animal productivity and to optimize milk production in individual animals for better profits, NS seeds have been used as a galactagogue for lactating ruminants (Abo El- Nor et al., 2007; El-Saadany et al., 2008).
The ethnic communities of Tinsukia district in Assam, India, use the plant against diarrhea and as a galactagogue [15].
Fenugreek [Trigonella foenum-graecum (Leguminosae)] is the most frequently used herbal galactagogue and is a member of the pea family (18).
sativa found to be diuretic, carminative, stimulant, galactagogue and emmenagogue, and antipyretic [8].
coli strain); three years later its in vivo galactagogue action was published [75].
Traditionally in Europe and Mediterranean areas, fennel is used as antispasmodic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, secretolytic, galactagogue, eye lotion, and antioxidant remedy [10, 11].
King, "Moringa oleifera as a Galactagogue," BreastfeedingMedicine, vol.
1) Coriander seed has a traditional use as flavoring, galactagogue, carminative and antiseptic.8
Dill oil has anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, galactagogue (helps breast milk secretion) and sedative properties.