Increase Your Milk Supply with Homemade Tea

All the times I bought tea to boost my milk supply, it never dawned on me that I could save money by making my own batch.  By going to your local health food store and purchasing a few herbs, you can easily make enough milk boosting tea to last you a few months.  Checkout this post by Passionate Homemaking to get useful information and to learn how to make recipe #1.  I have provided some additional recipes to give you options. 

Recipe #1

1/2 cup nettle leaf, dried

1/2 cup red raspberry leaf, dried

1/4 cup alfalfa leaf, dried

1/4 cup dandelion leaf, dried

1/4 cup fennel seed– you could also substitute fennel with any of these seeds: anise, cumin, caraway, coriander or dill

1/4 cup blessed thistle

ground cinnamon, to flavor

Recipe #2

2 tablespoons dried chamomile flowers

1/2 tablespoon fennel seeds

1/2 tablespoon dried nettle

1/4 tablespoon dried lavender flowers

1 cup boiling water.

Recipe #3

1 ounce dried borage leaves or blessed thistle

1 ounce dried raspberry leaves or nettle leaves

1 tsp anise or coriander seeds

Recipe #4

1 tsp of fennel

1 tsp of cumin

1tsp of Dill

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