A condition in which milk is not secreted in the
mother's breasts after her child has been delivered.
Agalactia, Deficient Milk - Homeopathic Medicines & Treatment
This is usually the first remedy thought of in suppression of milk.
The breasts are swollen and painful and the flow of milk is absent
or scanty. The patient is apt to be depressed and tearful. When
no cause is discernible for the non-appearance of milk, Urtica urens
has been found useful, and if suppressed from a fit of anger Chamomilla
is the remedy. Causticum, too, has been used successfully in rheumatic
#Ricinus communis [Ric]
is also an excellent remedy given in the lower potencies for the
non-appearance of milk. It also increases its flow in nursing women.
Castor oil should never be given to prepare a woman for labor, nor
for constipation in pregnancy at any time. Agnus castus is also
a remedy for suppression of the milk where the patient is low-spirited.