Placenta Encapsulation

Why take your placenta after birth?
 

Postpartum Depression & Mood Disorders are directly associated with the Hormones and Nutrients that are lost at birth.

Taking placenta is a natural way to replenish those nutrients lost at birth, to help relieve pain & fatigue, stop internal bleeding, promote bonding, & reduce Postpartum Depression symptoms.

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Why choose me for Placenta Encapsulation?
 

  • I use meticulous protocols for Sanitation, Documentation, Transportation, Timing, Temperatures & Preparation.

  • I have a current OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Certificate for Placenta Encapsulation

  • I have a current Food Handlers’ Safety Certificate valid in the state of Georgia 

  • I follow OSHA and state guidelines for proper placenta handling

  • I handle one placenta at a time

Many people report that their placenta capsules have helped them with increased milk supply, decreased feelings of imbalance, improved energy, reduced fatigue, balanced mood, faster healing and much more. 

The placenta contains wonderful hormones and nutrients with many benefits:

  • Cortisone: combats stress and is energy boosting.

  • Gamma Globulin: immunity booster.

  • Gonadotropin: the precursor to estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.

  • Hemoglobin: replenishes iron.

  • Interferon: stimulates the immune system.

  • Oxytocin: produced during breastfeeding to facilitate bonding of mother and infant.

  • Prolactin: promotes lactation.

  • Prostaglandins: anti-inflammatory.

  • TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone): boosts energy and helps with recovery from stress.

  • Urokinase inhibiting factor and factor XIII: stops bleeding and enhances wound healing.
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What is the process for placenta encapsulation? 
 

As a placenta encapsulator specialists with a Georgia Food Handler’s Safety certificate as well as a Biologix Bloodborne Pathogen certificate, I follow all OSHA safety guidelines by encapsulating only one placenta at a time in a designated area with gloves and safety gear. Using the Traditional Chinese Method, your placenta is drained, cleaned, and steamed with warming herbs, such as cinnamon, ginger, garlic, and lemon, which increases the benefits. After the steaming process, it is thinly sliced and placed in a dehydrator. Once dehydrated, the encapsulation process can begin, using all-natural vegetable capsules.
I can also make placenta tincture, salve, smoothie cubes, chocolates, lollipops, cookie dough balls, a print of the placenta and an umbilical cord keepsake.

I also provide raw placenta methods where the placenta is not steamed if desired. 

How long does it take?
 

Within 48–72 hours after birth, I will deliver your order and suggested dose and usage guide to either your home or place of birth.

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Methods of placenta encapsulation

I offer multiple ways to prepare your placenta for consumption.

My methods include capsules, tinctures, salve, smoothies, chocolates, dough balls, and lollipops. I also offer a keepsake umbilical cord and a placenta print on watercolor paper. 

RAW Method

  • Placenta is NOT steamed prior to dehydration

  • Placenta fully dehydrated at 118 degrees

  • Dehydration takes approx. 14-24 hours

  • The RAW method is the most potent. It offers the highest iron content and the biggest energy boost. You will get the highest yield of capsules using this method.

  • This method is contraindicated for those with anxiety/depression (unrelated to pregnancy and postpartum) or who have a strong reaction/sensitivity to caffeine and other stimulants.

  • Average yield: 182 capsules*

 

Balanced Method

  • Placenta is NOT steamed prior to dehydration

  • Placenta fully dehydrated at 160 degrees

  • Dehydration takes approx. 8-14 hours

  • The Balanced method offers a more moderate flow of energy and hormones. Due to the high dehydration temperature, there is greater protection against bacteria.

  • Average yield: 157 capsules*


Subtle Method (Traditional Chinese Medicine-inspired)

  • Placenta is lightly steamed prior to dehydration with lemon, ginger, hot peppers and herbs (dietary restrictions can be accommodated)

  • Placenta fully dehydrated at 145 degrees

  • Dehydration takes approx. 6-9 hours

  • The Gentle method offers a very gradual energy and hormone release. This method yields the least number of capsules due to steaming beforehand.

  • Due to the high dehydration temperature, there is greater protection against bacteria.

  • Average yield: 138 capsules*


*Total yield varies based on size and health of placenta.
 

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Placenta Encapsulation Packages

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  • Pick up of the placenta from your place of birth

  • Encapsulation using the Method of preparation you choose

  • A beautiful umbilical cord keepsake

  • A beautiful, unique keepsake placenta print

  • Delivery of the finished package back to you along with all written usage and care instructions

               

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  • Pick up of the placenta from your place of birth

  • Encapsulation using the Method of preparation you choose

  • A beautiful umbilical cord keepsake

  • A beautiful, unique keepsake placenta print

  • A tincture to retain the benefits of your placenta for your lifetime

  • Delivery of the finished package back to you along with all written usage and care instructions

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                             BUD

 

 



 

  • Pick up of the placenta from your place of birth

  • Encapsulation using the Method of preparation you choose

  • A beautiful umbilical cord keepsake

  • A beautiful, unique keepsake placenta print

  • A tincture to retain the benefits of your placenta for your lifetime

  • A wonderful healing salve created from your placenta and nourishing, organic ingredients

  • Delivery of the finished package back to you along with all written usage and care instructions

 

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                          BLOOM


 

 


 

  • Pick up of the placenta from your place of birth

  • Encapsulation using the Method of preparation you choose

  • A beautiful umbilical cord keepsake

  • A beautiful, unique keepsake placenta print

  • A tincture to retain the benefits of your placenta for your lifetime

  • A wonderful healing salve created from your placenta and nourishing, organic ingredients

  • One edible option from the below à la carte options

  • Delivery of the finished package back to you along with all written usage and care instructions

 

Encapsulation packages can be combined with any of the à la carte services listed below!

A la carte Encapsulation Options

Placenta Tinctures - 2 ounces
Tinctures are meant for energy, transition, stress, hormone stabilization and are therefore great for returning cycles and menopause. The tincture is made from a thumbnail size piece of raw placenta and 100-150 proof vodka or brandy (you choose!!!), aged for 6 weeks postpartum and then strained. It is stored in a dark colored glass dropper bottle. Gluten free alcohol available upon request. (Sometimes tinctures need to be made with steamed or dehydrated placenta)

 

Placenta Salve - 4 ounces
Salves are used to heal C-section incisions after the wound has closed. They also lessen scarring, itching and discomfort. Salves can be used postpartum for hemorrhoids, tearing, cracked and sore nipples, burns, eczema, diaper rash, sun burns, and skin irritation. They’re safe for all ages if there are no skin allergies.

 

Placenta Chocolates - 14 chocolates

Tired of taking placenta capsules? Want a chocolate snack you don't have to share? Placenta chocolates are here for you! Dehydrated and ground placenta is placed into chocolate. Each chocolate will replace one capsule. Ingredients such as nuts, coconut flakes, & sea salt can be added. 
I can turn capsules made by someone else into chocolates. Just ship them to me! 

Placenta Dough Balls - 16 dough balls

More sweet treats you won't have to share! These are a wonderful treat to replace a capsule. Dehydrated and ground placenta is added to each dough ball. These can be chocolate chip, birthday cake, brownie batter or cookies and cream. Dough balls can be frozen for 60 days. 

Placenta Lollipops - 12 lollipops

If you'd like a treat other than chocolate, these placenta lollipops are a great option. Dehydrated and ground placenta is added with ingredients to make a hard candy sucker. 

I can turn capsules made by someone else into lollipops. Just ship them to me!

Placenta Smoothie - 7 smoothie cubes
A small piece of raw placenta is placed in a blender with your choice of coconut water or filtered water and then frozen into cubes. These cubes can be blended with your choice of organic fruits, veggies, juice and yogurt. Smoothies are very helpful for the first couple of days after delivery because they give a quick boost of energy which you'll desperately need, especially after a long labor. They’re raw so they’re more potent and effective. The best part: YOU CAN’T TASTE THE PLACENTA!! 

Framed Cord Keepsake

A beautiful way to display your baby's unique keepsake. I place the dehydrated cord keepsake into a gorgeous shadow box which can be displayed in your baby's nursery.

Note: The information on this page has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The services offered are not clinical, pharmaceutical, nor intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease.

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