breastmilk production

Anti-Histimines and breast milk production

Spring is the time of allergies for many, breastfeeding moms included. The common approach is to take an anti-histimine to help alleviate your suffering. You may not know, however, that these antihistimines can also decrease or dry up breastmilk!  These medications are made to dry up secretions and fluids - it will not differentiate between the different body fluids and will commonly decrease breastmilk production.  So keep this in mind if you're thinking of resorting to those anti-histimines!

Blessed Thistle

Helps to increase breastmilk production.  Blessed Thistle is a "bitter" herb which means its beneficial for the digestive system as well.  This herb tends to work for women who don't get the expected results with Fenugreek.  

Price$9.95

Fennel Tincture

Fennel is a wonderful herb that helps alleviate tummy upset, colic, reflux, indigestion and heartburn, aids bowel movements, and prevents any associated cramping or griping.  It is also a fantastic herb used to increase milk production in breastfeeding mothers.

Price$9.95

Fenugreek Capsules

Fenugreek is one of the most effective herbs for increasing breastmilk production. It has been successful in even the most difficult of cases. Fenugreek must be used with consistency to experience best results. Details on Fenugreek, how it works, and how to use it correctly can be seen here.

Price$23.20

Fenugreek Tincture

Fenugreek is one of the most effective herbs for increasing breastmilk production. It has been successful in even the most difficult of cases. Fenugreek must be used with consistency to experience best results. Details on Fenugreek, how it works, and how to use it correctly can be seen here.

Price$17.90

Galactagogues - Herbs that Increase Breastmilk Production


A galactagogue is an herb that is used to help increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers. Below is a list of some of the more effective and popular herbs and some important information about each.  For a list of the products that Herb Lore offers that include these herbs, information about which one is appropriate for your situation, and helpful dosage information, please click HERE.

Goat's Rue

Goat's Rue is a powerful herb for stimulating the production and flow of breastmilk. It works directly with the mammary glands, and is a great choice for women experiencing problems with low milk production from the beginning, or for women with previous breast surgeries or IGT (Insufficient Glandular Tissue).

Price$9.95

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