Lactation tea from The Breastfeeding Tea Co is created using natural and organic ingredients. The tea is caffeine-free, hand-blended, Australian owned and made, and naturopath formulated.
This loose leaf lactation tea is absolutely delicious and nutritious. 50 serves lasts a while when having 1-2 cups per day!
This formulated blend helps to support lactation and increases milk supply in breastfeeding mums. Suitable for mum to drink from birth. It contains vitamins, minerals and is rich in antioxidants.
The tea bag option is available for the convenience with a newborn. They are recyclable and the packaging is compostable. They are free from plastic, GMOs, all-natural and fully biodegradable. There are no chemicals used in the manufacture of the material.
50g Loose Leaf Ingredients = 50 Serves
20 Pyramid Tea Bags = 20 Serves
Goats Rue, Blessed Thistle, Nettle, Vervain, Lemongrass, Hibiscus, Rose, Rosehip
Goats Rue – It has been shown to increase milk output by up to 50% in some cases.
Blessed Thistle - Primarily used for lactating mothers to improve milk supply and is considered to be one of the best herbs to do this. Its other properties include a long history of use for gas, constipation and stomach pain. It has also been found to possess some anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Nettle – Traditionally used as a galactagogue for nursing mothers, Nettle also has a strengthening and supporting role in the body. It does contain some iron and is often used by herbalists as a tonic herb to both nourish and balance energy after childbirth. It combines well with Goats Rue and Blessed Thistle to promote the flow of breast milk for lactating mothers.
Vervain – A nervous system tonic that supports milk flow, it also strengthens the nervous system and at the same time relaxes tension. It has properties that help the digestive system when you’re stressed or under pressure. The gut is very affected by stress or depression, making Vervain a perfect herb to choose.
Lemongrass - Supports milk flow and digestion. It also promotes lymph flow (very important in the removal of wastes and toxins) is anti-inflammatory and calming.
Hibiscus - contains vitamin C, minerals and anthocyanins (antioxidants), and has been shown to help reduce inflammation and stress.
Rose - Helps anxiety (calming), skin conditions and great for viral infections. Its calming properties work well in this formula.
Rosehip - Essentially a calming tonic rich in vitamins and antioxidants. It is an excellent spleen/stomach and adrenal tonic – organs which tend to be affected by childbirth, lack of sleep and breastfeeding.
( note this tea does not contain fenugreek)
Drink 1 cup a day for a mild effect, up to 3 cups a day for full effect.