One of Gerard's prescriptions for FENNEL was: "the greene leaves of Fenell eaten, or the seed drunke made into a Ptisan, do fill womens brests with milke". Since it is similar to dill in appearance, fennel has picked up some of dill's attributes, like increasing the flow of milk in nursing mothers, settling babies' stomachs, etc., (G B Foster).

In Morocco, when a newly delivered mother has no milk, she is given a kind of very liquid porridge made of pounded LUCERNE seeds (given to cows, too) (Legey). FENUGREEK seeds are used, with ANISE seeds, as a tea, to treat lactation difficulties (W A R Thomson. 1978).

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