I have found a
few things in regards to L-Arginine, chocolate and breastfeeding:
The amino acid
taken at doses of 2-6 grams at bed time can help
increase Prolactin (a hormone, produced by the
pituitary gland, that controls lactation). L-Arginine also
helps produce **HGH, human growth hormone.
HGH is often left out of information on inducing lactation due to the fact
sources address breasfeeding babies.
However, HGH is
of great benefit to both adult partners.
Helps achieve maximum sexual performance,
assists males with stronger, larger erections,
assists females by enlarging the clitoris and
making it more responsive, increases sensitivity
to the penis or clitoris by maintaining blood
flow for orgasms.
(Human Growth Hormone) is believed to be the
controlling hormone of many functions and
benefits associated with youth, such as
vitality, smooth skin, energy and resilience.
HGH is naturally produced in the pituitary gland
of the brain.
indicates that by increasing the natural amount
of HGH in the system, the body may be able to
reverse some symptoms associated with aging,
like weight gain, loss of lean muscle, wrinkles,
bone density, sexual drive and more. Although it
is not clinically proven, HGH is sometimes
referred to as the fountain of youth hormone.
well, helps in the production of Oxytocin or
what is also termed "The hormone of
love". Oxytocin stimulates milk
ejection during lactation, uterine contraction
during birth, and is released during sexual
orgasm in both men and women. It is one of the
primary reasons why chocolate is very popular
amongst lovers and women with PMS. Once
again, babies can't digest it, so it is deleted from most
information in regards to breastfeeding.
On an altogether
different note: I have found this formula in an old
herbal book for increasing milk: 4 parts Fennel, 3
parts Fenugreek, 2 parts Milk Thistle,
2 parts Nettle and one part Hops.
I hope you will find this
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