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Breast Milk Cures

Breast Milk Homeopathy

Breast milk is just a great thing to have around for those daily bumps or mild illnesses. Got an ailment? Treat it with breast milk!

Here is a list of other uses for breast milk (other than feeding you child of course!)

Pink eye, eye redness/soreness/puffiness – apply a few drops in the affect eye(s)
Diarrhea – breastfeeding your child helps prevent and treat diarrhea
Diaper rash – apply and allow to air dry
Cold sore – apply and allow to air dry
Warts – apply and allow to air dry
Minor cuts, burns and scrapes – apply, allow to air dry then bandage as needed 
Stuffy / runny nose – squirt a few drops in each nostril
Sore / cracked nipples – apply and air dry
Ear infections – squirt a few drops in affected ear
Insect bites – apply and the itching will go away
Rashes, eczema – wash with clean water, apply milk and let air dry
Chicken pox – apply to sores and will help with itching
Sore throat – drinking breast milk will help fight the infection
Plugged tear ducts – squirt a few drops in the corner of the eye (by the nose) a few times a day
Contact lenses – dry lenses or run out of solution? Substitute breast milk, it’s sterile
Leg ulcers – apply a few drops of breast milk
Cancer – see my article on this topic for more information
Breast Cancer – breastfeeding can help prevent breast cancer in the mother
Osteoporosis – breastfeeding may help prevent osteoporosis in the mother
Diabetes, heart disease, childhood cancers, ear infections, obesity – breastfeeding your child can help prevent these diseases

Recently my daughter had a bad diaper rash due to those lovely diapers that can come with teething. I applied breast milk and allowed it to air dry and the next day there was HUGE improvement. I also had squirted some in her nose when she had a cold – helped break up her congestion. One application to my husband’s cold sore knocked it out. It’s helped my eczema. I burned my hand over the holidays and breastmilk took the sting right out of it. It’s those wonderful antibodies in human milk that help fight these infections and ailments.

It’s a little miracle drug! :) We did not believe it until we saw the affects ourselves. Just more reasons why you should breasfeed as long as possible. My daughter is 21 months and going strong!

Resource article
Mothering Article: “Walking Medicine Chest”

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