Homemade Recipe For Lactating Mothers

Learn the ancient technique to increase lactations from ingredients available in kitchen.

By AzoregOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0

On the occasion of breastfeeding week, I am happy to share an age old recipe taught by ancestors.


  1. Adi maduram ( licorice) 10 gms
  2. Ajwain 1 cup
  3. Chitirattai (lesser galangal / kulanjan / blue ginger) 15 gms
  4. Cloves 15 gms
  5. Dal chinni 15 gms
  6. Dry ginger 200 gms
  7. Elachi 15 gms
  8. Ghee 300 gms
  9. Hing 10 gms
  10. Honey 100 gms
  11. Javitri (mace) 10 gms
  12. Jaiphal 1 small piece
  13. Jeera 15 gms
  14. Khus khus 15 gms
  15. Mustard seeds 15 gms
  16. Palm jaggery – ¾ kg
  17. Pepper 15 gms
  18. Saboot dhaniya 25 gms
  19. Tippili (long pepper) 50 gms
  20. Turmeric 10  gms
  21. Val milage (cubeb / kabab chinni) 15 gms


  1. Dry roast all the ingredients separately and allow it to cool
  2. Then grind it into a powder. I make in chakki
  3. Then seive it so that the powder is evenly mixed
  4. In a khadai add half liter of water and add the palm jaggery
  5. Boil it till the jaggery is fully melted
  6. Then strain it twice to take out the impurities
  7. Wash the khadai and put the strained jaggery syrup in it and allow it to boil for five minutes
  8. Add ghee and once the ghee starts melting, add the powder little by little and mix it, stirring continuously. Keep the flame low.
  9. Now mix it nicely till all the lumps is gone and cook for ten minutes
  10. Now add little ghee again if necessary.
  11. You can see one shine in the ready mixture.
  12. It should be in pouring consistency.
  13. Now add honey and mix well.
  14. Switch off the gas
  15. Transfer the ready mix in a steel container and allow it to cool down
  16. Once its cold it will becomes little thick

Lactating mothers should have twice a day along with hot milk.
It helps in increasing the milk supply and also helps in digestion.

Author: Lakshmi Bharadwaj

Lakshmi Bharadwaj, known as OJAS in whatsapp group, is a home-maker and mother of three lovely kids. She comes with a rich tradition that follows home-remedies, which makes her a passionate towards ancient knowledge in Ayurveda naturopathy and herbs. She is one of the sincere and senior member of swarnaprashana Whatsapp parenting community. She has been constantly guiding new parents and with her continuous selfless efforts on various social and educative platforms. In 2015, She was the Parent of the month for her exceptional guidance in home-remedies to many parents in our whatsapp community.

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