Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Increasing Breast Milk Prouction

Increasing Breast Milk Production
  • Breast milk is a very important nutritional source for babies as it
    • Strengthens the immune system
    • Increases memory and IQ
  • Low milk supply can put the baby at risk of malnutrition
CAUSES
  • The milk production can be limited due to
    • Any illness
    • Consuming birth-control pills
  • Certain hormonal disorders
  • Infrequent breastfeeding by the mother due to cracked or painful nipples
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using fenugreek seeds and cow/goat/camel milk

    1. Take some washed fenugreek seeds
    2. Crush them to powder
    3. Mix 1 tbsp of this powder in milk from a cow, goat or camel
    4. Drink 3 glasses of this milk every day
    5. It stimulates the milk producing glands 
    Diabetic and asthmatic women should avoid this remedy.
  2. Natural home remedy using drumstick juice

    1. Drink ½ glass of drumstick juice every day
    This will stimulate the mammary glands. It will also open up veins around the breast, which will increase the supply of milk.
TIPS
  • Keep the body hydrated by drinking water and juices through the day
  • Have a nutritious diet and increase your daily calorie intake
  • Using a warm compress on your breast before the feeding session increases the blood supply in the region

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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