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galactagogue

 [gah-lak´tah-gog]
1. promoting the flow of milk.
2. an agent that promotes the flow of milk.

ga·lac·ta·gogue

(gă-lak'tă-gog),
An agent that promotes the secretion and flow of milk.
[galact- + G. agōgos, leading]

galactagogue

/ga·lac·ta·gogue/ (gah-lak´tah-gog) promoting milk flow; an agent that so acts.

ga·lac·ta·gogue

(gă-lak'tă-gog)
An agent that promotes the secretion and flow of milk.
[galact- + G. agōgos, leading]

galactagogue

Any agent that promotes the flow of milk.

galactagogue (g·lakˑ·t·gg),

n a substance that promotes the flow of breast milk.

galactagogue

1. promoting the flow of milk.
2. an agent that promotes the flow of milk.
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Possible mechanisms for herbal galactagogue action include (Abascal 2008, Bruckner 1993, Humphrey 2003, Marasco 2009):
Individualising herbal galactagogue treatment allows herbal treatment to be tailored to suit the woman's situation and improve efficacy.
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Considerations for galactagogue dosage forms (tinctures, herbal teas and solid dosage forms)
Two older studies are sometimes cited in support of low dose VAC having a galactagogue effect (Weiss 1956).