The process of breastfeeding mothers is healthier for infant development and maternal health. Often breastfeeding mothers face the problem of not getting out or too little milk (breast milk) for the beloved baby. Of course this makes the mother’s heart restless.
Breastfeeding mothers can choose various options available to facilitate breast milk. One method that can be selected is the herbal method.
The vegetable cuisine is based on the benefits of katuk leaf. This vegetable is beneficial to launch breast milk, especially for mothers who do not like or avoid the consumption of drugs.
Herbal ingredients cooked like cooking vegetables for side dishes. You can customize these spices with any recipe in the world.. These materials include:
Katuk’s Leaves, kencur, salt, onion, bay leaves, galangal, carrots, brown sugar, green beans.
All materials are measured as necessary. These cooking ingredients can serve as a recipe or in some recipes. You should choose leaf katuk parts a bit tip or relatively young. After finely ground the spices then put into the cooking Katuk leaf. The use of katuk’s leaves in other recipes is adapted to the taste of the mother. The number of katuk’s leaves should not be too much and not be fed continuously.
Know the Leaf Katuk for Breastfeeding Mother
Leaves of katuk (Sauropus androgynous) is a kind of shrubs. Katuk plant height can reach 2 m or more if the soil is relatively fertile and enough water content. The stem is slightly soft and leaves are round or oval with a relatively large number. The katuk tree has white fruits and is small in shape. The fruit is attached to the branches and twigs of the katuk tree.
Herbs by using this leaf katuk because katuk’s leaves have the content almost 7% protein and 19% fiber. The leaves of katuk are rich in vitamin K, B, C, and beta-carotene. This leaf contains essential compounds such as saponins, tannins, flafonoid, triterpenoids, amino acids. The leaves of the katuk also contain calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium. The color of the leaves is dark green it was because katuk leaves have high chlorophyll content.