In today’s episode we’re talking with Maria Pokluda about placenta encapsulation. Maria is a doula, childbirth educator, and placenta encapsulator who teaches encapsulation workshops through her training organization, BEST Placenta. In this episode we discuss:
- The history of placenta consumption
- A book about the topic – Placenta: The Forgotten Chakra
- The existing data on placenta consumption
- The benefits, risks, and contraindications of consuming your placenta
- What’s contained in the placenta and the benefits of those active ingredients
- The difference between placenta pills and tincture and how a tincture can be used long term
- The different methods of preparing a placenta for encapsulation
- Storage recommendations for placenta pills and tinctures
- The average number of pills people get
- Maria’s recommended dosing schedule
- A discussion about the CDC’s warning against placenta consumption
- Questions to ask your placenta encapsulators
- Click here to get more info about Maria’s placenta trainings
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