What You Should Know
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the placenta is considered a powerful and sacred medicine – a “life force” organ. It is believed that should it be consumed to support a healing mother after birth. The placenta is composed of beneficial hormones, chemicals, iron, and proteins, and is revered for its symbolism of life, spirit and individuality.
What is placenta encapsulation? Placental encapsulation is the practice of ingesting the placenta after it has been dehydrated, ground, and placed into capsules. Traditionally, this is taken by the mother and is believed to impart numerous health benefits.
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 postpartum bleeding
- Increase milk production
- Make for a happier, more enjoyable post-natal period Increase your energy levels
Placenta encapsulation is done using one of 2 methods: the TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Method or Raw Method. A placenta can produce a varied 100-200 capsules. The turnaround time is 2-4 days. Pick up and drop off is available.
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The essence of your placenta holds a tremendous power to heal you and your child. An essence heals on an energetic or vibrational level, stimulating our vital force. It can be use during times of transition, illness, stress, emotional upheaval or hormonal imbalance. It is important that this process is completed when the placenta is strong and very new. Taken in water a few drops at a time, this essence is a perfect immune-boosting remedy for both you and the baby. It is useful during illness, when encountering stress or hormonal/emotional issues and will last indefinitely.
Suggested dosage is 1-3 drops in water. When stored in a cool dry place, placenta essence should last indefinitely.
CABU can custom make a natural healing, topical salve for personal use. Although not often discussed, it is widely known that the combinations of herbs and oils have many therapeutic qualities for the skin. This healing salve is an all-purpose essential oil healing salve. It’s like a natural Neosporin, but even better.
A few of the healing herbal infused oils are St. John’s wort oil (anti-inflammatory), comfrey oil (skin tissue repair), calendula oil (deep moisturizer and skin softener), and arnica oil (pain reliever, reduces bruising and swelling).
Benefits of the Healing Salve may include:
- Reducing the appearance of c-section scarring
- Reducing the appearance of stretch marks
- Healing sore or cracked nipples from breastfeeding
- Reducing skin inflammation from eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis
- Reducing the appearance of aging skin
- Reduce inflammation for babies with diaper rash or eczema