RESEARCH & WHAT WE KNOW
While there is little research done, here is what we do know....
Massachusetts Memorandum of Placenta Release Massachusetts Department of Public Health
A scientific approach to placenta remedies: What hormones are found in placenta tissue? By Sophia Johnson, Jana Pastuschek, and Prof. Dr. Med. Udo Markert
Placentophagy Survey (Selander, Cantor, Young and Benyshek 2013): A Survey of Self-Reported Motivations and Experiences Associated with Placenta Consumption By Jodi Selander a , Allison Cantor b , Sharon M. Young c & Daniel C. Benyshek c.
Does eating placenta offer postpartum benefits? The British Journal of Midwives July 2012; Written by Michelle Beacock – Student Midwife, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire and NCT Antenatal Teacher.
Fire Hypothesis (Young, Benyshek and Lienard 2012)
In Search of Placentophagy (Young and Benyshek 2010)
Eating the Placenta: HOW DO THE NUTRITIONAL AND HORMONAL PROFILES OF UNPREPARED HUMAN PLACENTAL TISSUE COMPARE WITH PROCESSED HUMAN PLACENTA CAPSULES?
Placentophagies in Humans and nonhuman mammals
By Kristal, DiPirro, Thompson.
PLACENTAL ENCAPSULATION AND POSTPARTUM HEALTH Jodie Salender, May 2012
Human placenta as a ‘dual’ biomarker for monitoring fetal and maternal environment with special reference to potentially toxic trace elements.
Part 3: Toxic trace elements in placenta and placenta as a biomarker for these elementsG.V. Iyengar A. Rapp.
Selenium, cadmium, lead, and mercury concentrations in human breast milk, in placenta, maternal blood, and the blood of the newborn
P. Schramel, S. Hasse and J. Ovcar-Pavlu.
Stem Cells from Human Placenta can cure Diseases – Video from Oakland Hospital, USA
Stem Cells from Placenta show potential in treating Heart Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and More
BY Neal Ungerleider Tuesday 29th March 2011.
Hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing hormone suppression during the postpartum period: implications for the increase in psychiatric manifestations at this time
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Vol 81, 1912-1917, Copyright © 1996 by Endocrine Society. Study showing low CRH Hormone levels post-birth – CRH (stress reducer hormone – found in high levels in the placenta).
Wound Healing Activity of Human Placental Extract in Rats
Acta Pharmacol Sin, 22nd December 2001– Finding human placental extract has potent power of inducing collagenous growth indicating its proficiency in wound healing.
Placentophagia: A Biobehavioral Enigma
(or De gustibus non disputandum est) MARK B. KRISTAL Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Amherst, NY 14226 Received 2nd February 1980.
The Impact of Fatigue on the Development of Postpartum Depression
Elizabeth J. Corwin, Jean Brownstead, Nichole Barton, Starlet Heckard, and Karen Morin.