What is a tincture?

Tinctures are liquid extracts of herbs that are taken orally, by mouth. Typically extracted in alcohol, they are convenient and a highly effective mode of administrating concentrated botanical medicines.

Breastfeeding moms should support lactation with tinctures, not tablets.

Moms seeking herbal solutions for low milk supply face an overwhelming number of choices. Shelves are filled with teas, tablets and liquid extracts – all promising the same benefit – more milk. Join us as we explore these choices – and conclude that tinctures stand out as the top choice for lactating Moms.

Your ability to assimilate (make use of ) a herb is the most important determining factor in it’s ability to work. Tinctures offer many advantages for breastfeeding Moms, over teas or capsules or tablets. Tinctures do not require digestion. You don't need to extract the medical components from the plant cellulose, it's been done for you! This means you access the benefits easier – great news for Moms looking for fast support. Assimilation is quick – tinctures are taken under the tongue and enter the bloodstream rapidly for immediate results. Research confirms that within 1-4 minutes your body will begin to utilize the benefits of a tincture, vs a capsule or tablet which require a minimum of 20 minutes to break down.

Tinctures are very convenient nothing needs to be brewed, unlike a tea. Let’s be honest, in the first few months after baby arrives, every moment counts. Even better – you can carry them with you at all times, which is a must for Moms on the go.

When milk supply is an issue – go with what works the best – a herbal tincture.