Zar Woods is IPPA trained and provides our placenta encapsulation service. We offer a variety of packages including both basic (what is commonly termed "raw" but is actually dehydrated at a higher temperature according to safe preparation standards) and steamed preparation methods, in- or out-of-home preparation, tinctures, balms, smoothies, placenta prints and more.
Observed* Benefits of Placenta Consumption:
May ease the effects of postpartum mood disorders
Can help replenish iron due to blood loss after childbirth
Contains oxytocin which gives a consistent flow of the calming and bonding hormone
The placenta contains a hormone similar to prolactin, which can help establish a healthy milk supply
Helps ease the sudden drop in hormones after birth
*strong, empirical research for placenta consumption is ongoing