What’s a Placenta Tincture?
So you’ve decided on placenta encapsulation to help you heal naturally after you give birth. Now you’re wondering, what’s a placenta tincture and why would I want one? You’ll be taking your placenta capsules for approximately 4-6 weeks after birth. During that time you will be replenishing lost nutrients and hopefully, you’ll reap other benefits like increased energy, fewer mood fluctuations, and a more balanced feeling overall.
“When I opened the jar and there were only 3 placenta capsules felt like crying. I needed there to be more capsules in there. Then, I called Elizabeth and she reminded me of my placenta tincture. Six months after having my daughter I’m still taking my placenta tincture occasionally. I feel much better than I did with my first baby. Completely different experience. I attribute it to my placenta.” Sarah K.
So what’s a placenta tincture?
A tincture, in general, is an alcohol extraction of an herb. The alcohol extracts the medicinal constituents of the herb through the process of osmosis, resulting in a concentrated liquid. When the Jacksonville Baby Company handcrafts your placenta tincture there are no herbs added only the perfect quantities of your placenta and the highest quality alcohol. Because this product is made with alcohol it is not advisable to use if you are a recovering alcoholic.
Is it safe to use while breastfeeding? The short answer is, yes because alcohol in small amounts hasn’t been shown to be harmful to breastfeeding infants.
“I have celiac disease, it was nice to be able to buy something and not have to ask, “Is it gluten-free?” The Jacksonville Baby Company are the only ones that I trust, they’ve thought of every detail.”~ Trisha W.
Why would you want a placenta tincture?
A placenta tincture provides support during the in-between period that comes with motherhood, first baby or fifth. The period of time between surviving with a newborn and feeling like you really have a handle on life a bit more. Let’s be honest, life will never be the “same”, and we’re all dealing with our own crazy, but you do find your new normal at some point. It’s that feeling of; wow this seems easier and more enjoyable!
Benefits of a Placenta Tincture Include:
- Generally speaking, tinctures become more potent over time whereas dried powdered supplements begin to lose their potency from the moment they are made.
- Shelf stable for an extended period when stored away from direct sunlight and heat sources.
- Liquid there are no pills/capsules to swallow.
After you finish taking your placenta capsules, generally around 6 weeks post-birth, you could begin taking your placenta tincture. A placenta tincture can be taken daily or as needed in times of stress. It can be taken when your menstrual cycle returns for the first time or even monthly as it says, “Hello again”. Weaning from breastfeeding is another huge transitional period where women tend to feel the effects physically, mentally, and certainly emotionally. Your placenta tincture is like your personalized “Rescue Remedy”!
“Through the ups and downs of hormones, the introduction of solid food, growth spurts, etc., I feel very off kilter. Not like myself. I’ll become impatient, moody, and irritable. Then I remember that I have a “remedy”- my tincture! Within a day of beginning to take my placenta tincture again, I am happy, I feel good, and I have energy. I’m laughing at my kids’ spills instead of getting frustrated, I’m playing with them and enjoying life and my time with them. The tincture makes me feel like myself again! I wish every postpartum mother would take advantage of this amazing natural “remedy!” Jannine K.
The Jacksonville Baby Company certified Postpartum Placenta Specialists are with you every step of the way!
Families we’ve worked with are more than happy to declare their satisfaction with our service and their experience. We talk through the process with you and answer all of your questions thoroughly. Our specialist helps you complete the paperwork, provides a home visit along with a transport kit, and we provide follow up support for a minimum of 3 weeks. The Jax Baby Company helps facilitate effective communication with your healthcare team about your choice to encapsulate.
Providing compassionate care while upholding your privacy, The Jax Baby Company makes placenta encapsulation an experience you will look back on and cherish forever! We’re Jacksonville’s safest, most professional provider of placenta encapsulation services and our No Doubt Guarantee guarantees that!