from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as galactagogue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A substance which induces lactation; a galactagogue.


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  • Their methods of weaning are like our own, in the application of asafoetida to the nipple, or of charcoal, to disgust the child; even the castor-bean plant has been used as a lactagogue, the mother washing her breast with its juice.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples


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