Lactation And Postpartum
Herbal traditions surrounding pregnancy and postpartum are rich across cultures, and botanicals can play an important role in supporting the natural healing processes and transitions a woman goes through in the postpartum period.*
This presentation discussed the best herbal choices for the postpartum period, including common needs such as supporting uterine tone and tissue, managing after pains of labor, supporting the emotional transition, and breastfeeding of the newborn. Special attention was paid to herbal safety during this time.*
A myriad of botanicals were discussed including witch hazel, evening primrose, angelica archangelica, motherwort, passionflower and reishi.
Webinar: Herbal Support for Lactation and Postpartum*
Download webinar Recorded on May 22, 2019. Presented by Dr. Jaclyn Chasse, ND
Herb Research Reviews: Ashwagandha, Fenugreek and Holy Basil
These papers provide a summary of relevant clinical research, clinical application, and dosing and safety considerations for the following herbs: ashwagandha, fenugreek and holy basil.
A Research Review of Ashwagandha by Dr. Beverly Yates, ND
A Research Review of Holy Basil by Dr. Beverly Yates, ND