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Fennel and anise, natural remedies for insufficient lactation

Fennel and anise, natural remedies for insufficient lactation

Breast milk cannot be replaced with any substitute. It is the only food that provides the baby with optimal nutritional intake, protects and contributes to the development of the immune system. Breastfeeding creates that special bond between mother and child that will last a lifetime.

More and more fresh mothers are experiencing insufficient lactation, which can be combated with natural remedies. Fennel and aniseed extracts are the most popular and used solutions for stimulating lactation. These extracts have been studied for their role in stimulating lactation and improving digestion in infants. There are natural, safe and effective remedies that complement each other.

Traditionally, fennel and anise tea are consumed. Moms who have gone through this experience know that it has a good taste and a pleasant aroma. The problem arises when you have to consume between 2 and 4 cups of fennel and anise tea daily, and this can become difficult to bear. What can we do? Are there other options to naturally stimulate lactation and help your little one with digestion?

The answer is given by the products in the form of capsules, which contain standardized extract of fennel and anise and which successfully replace the traditional teas. Recently, a capsule product has also appeared in Romania, which contains the daily dose of fennel and anise.

lACTYLATE is a dietary supplement made from fennel and aniseed extracts, a 100% natural solution for breastfeeding mothers.

Two plants with common features

fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) si anise (Pimpinella anisum) are similar in many ways and are easily confused. They look the same and have a pleasant aroma, which is transmitted through breast milk and encourages the baby to suck. To the list of common benefits is added vermifuge action, a fact confirmed by laboratory studies. It is clinically proven that fennel and anisee fight intestinal worm and soothe cramps in infants, while also being useful for better digestion of breast milk.

From the fennel the whole plant is consumed and from the anise only the seeds. Both contain volatile anetole oil, an organic compound with antifungal and antibacterial properties, which promotes the secretion and action of estrogen and prolactin, the hormones required for breast milk secretion. Also, the active substances of the plants have been associated with the regulation of menstruation and the relief of the specific pains.

Lactil, a bio help for mothers and babies

The quality of breast milk depends very much on the mother's diet, from which the fennel and anise should not be missing. A modern solution for including the two plants in the diet, the Lactil dietary supplement is made in the laboratories of Timan company, from Belgium, with ingredients from organic crops.

Moms are recommended two capsules daily, in the morning and in the evening, to stimulate lactation and promote digestion in infants. Lactil can be taken in parallel with Biolys tea and fennel and anise, which also contains bilberry, also beneficial during breastfeeding.

Did you know that?

In Indian gastronomy there is no distinction between fennel and anise. According to Plinius the Elder, a Roman philosopher from the 1st century AD, anise was a remedy for insomnia and stinging wasps.

The fennel is related to the carrot and parsley.

During the American Civil War, aniseed was used as an antiseptic.

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