Mothers around the world are raving about placenta encapsulation.
Placental encapsulation is the practice of ingesting the placenta after it has been steamed, dehydrated, ground, and placed into pills. Traditionally, this is taken by the mother and is believed to impart numerous health benefits. Placentas have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since the 1500s, which is longer than modern medicine has existed. Placenta consumption has continued due to the belief of an abundance of great properties, which may make a huge difference to a new mother’s mental health, recovery and well being.
It's believed consuming the placenta can:
- Help to balance your hormones
- Replenish depleted iron levels
- Assist the uterus to return to its pre-pregnancy state
- Reduce post-natal bleeding Increase milk production
- Increase energy levels