Herbs for Growing Breasts

There are many herbs that help with growing breasts naturally.  This directory will highlight some of the most popular herbs used in Natural Breast Enlargement.


fenugreek-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
The fenugreek is produced in countries worldwide like Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, France, Spain, Turkey, Morocco and China. Among these countries, the country which has the largest production is India.

Uses of this herb:
Fenugreek is historically used, especially in India, as food flavoring  Through the years, people have learned about its medicinal abilities, and is then used as herb supplement later on. It is taken orally by people experiencing loss of appetite and stomach ache and is applied on the skin for inflammation, boils, eczema and wounds.

Mechanism of action:
Fenugreek works in two ways. One, it acts like estrogen causing a mimic on the effects of the said hormone. Second, it stimulates the production of prolactin, a hormone very important in breastfeeding. These two hormones also happen to be the very hormone that plays a vital role in the development of the breasts.

Recommended dosage:
You can purchase Fenugreek capsules at organic stores in which the recommended initial dose is one capsule of about 500 mg three times a day (1 capsule 500 mg 3x a day). You can increase the dose but with advice from a consultant until you notice any changes in the bust size.

Saw palmetto

saw-palmetto-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
Saw palmetto is small plant part of the palm family which is uniquely grown in the United States especially in the southeastern part, commonly along the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains. However, some of these plants are seen in Asian countries like the Philippines but only very few in number.

Uses of this herb:
Native Americans originally use this plant especially their berries for their food and medicine. This plant gives additional flavoring on their dishes. And as a medicinal remedy, it is used to treat people with urinary tract infections (UTIs) especially in men (in which existence of UTI for them is directly considered chronic). Also, at present, this plant is also used as part of their treatment to enlarged prostate glands in men in a condition called, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Other uses include treatment of pelvic pain, hormone balancer in both men and women, and used as hair loss regimen. Aside from these, it also has its magical uses as it is being used in healing, exorcism, passion and spiritual opening.

Mechanism of action:
This herb works by blocking some enzymes in the body. As a result, breast enhancement is being achieved as a side effect. However, this bodily reaction does not warrant any medical attention.

Recommended dosage:
Women consuming about 160 mg of supplemental pill containing approximately 85% saw palmetto without being mixed with other herbs have been observed to have firmer and fuller breasts within 1 to 2 months of religious use of the supplement.

Wild Yam

wild-yam-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
A herbaceous perennial plant, Wild Yam, is said to be very common in areas like mainland China, Mexico, and eastern and central parts of the United States. This plant is said to be very abundant in China.

Uses of this herb:
For centuries, this plant has been part of Chinese medicine. It is used to treat fatigue, inflammation, stress, high cholesterol levels in the blood, and decrease estrogen production in the body. It is also antispasmodic which is very perfect for morning sickness of pregnant women, asthma and hiccoughs.

Mechanism of action:
Wild Yam abundantly contains natural progesterone from its fat called diosgenin. This fat has similar molecular structure to that of human progesterone. This hormone enables the balance of estrogen in the body. When this hormone enters and stays in the breast in great amounts, it can stimulate fat tissues to increase in size, roundness and fullness.

Recommended dosage:
Like fenugreek, this herb is suggested to be taken 1 capsule of about 500 mg three times a day (1 capsule 500 mg 3x/day) for it to take effect and give you that evident result.

Fennel Seeds

Fennel-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
This plant is of Mediterranean origin and is commonly produced in countries like Egypt, Germany, France, and Spain.

Uses of this herb:
This plant is originally used as a spice or flavoring of Mediterranean dishes. It contains oils and other ingredients which causes seasoning effect to improve odor and taste of foods. It is also used in cosmetics as it cleanses and tones skin; prevents wrinkles; used as lotion, body scrubs and oil. It also aids in digestion by drinking it as a tea after every meal. It helps women in their Premenstrual syndrome episodes, menopause and low sexual drive. It also acts as mucolytic in persons with cough and also for infants with colic. Breath mint and diuretic are its other uses.

Mechanism of action:
Fennel seeds contain flavinoids. These are substances that have estrogenic properties. This does not only boost breast milk quantity in nursing mothers but also, it can help in growing breast tissues in non-nursing women.

Recommended dosage:
Fennel capsules usually contain about 480 mg of fennel. It is safe and recommended to take about 1 capsule 3 times a day for it to take effect.

Red Clover

red-clover-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
Red clover originated in south-eastern part of Europe and is popular for its use in the United States after it being introduced in the country in 17th century.

Uses of this herb:
This plant is a great source of important vitamins and minerals. It is used to protect the body against cardiovascular diseases as it increases the good cholesterol in the body, High density lipoprotein (HDL). It also causes increase flexibility of the arteries and has blood thinning effect. It is also found to help reduce signs and symptoms of menopause, decreases risk in osteoporosis and cancer. Lastly, it is also known for its use as an ointment to treat psoriasis, eczema and rashes, as well as cough for children.

Mechanism of action:
The red clover contains four phytoestrogens which includes the presence of genistein component. These phytoestrogens like genistein is very important in the breast growth as it binds to estradiol receptors, responsible and closely associated to breast development.

Recommended dosage:
The ideal dosage for this herb for it to take effect is 1 capsule three times daily. Do not overdose or exceed the dosage recommended by manufacturer without consulting your physician. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it the time is near the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to catch up.

Dong Quai

dong-quai-for-breast-enhancementWhere it is found or most popular at:
Dong Quai, which means “female ginseng”, is a native plant of China and is very famous in its use in the Chinese medicine.

Uses of this herb:
In the Chinese medicine, it is used in treating gynaecologic problems, fatigue, anemia, high blood pressure and other common diseases. It also acts as an antioxidant, promotes milk production in nursing mothers, enhances blood circulation, increases libido, acts as laxative for people suffering from constipation, and treats dysmenorrhea.

Mechanism of action:
Dong Quai aids the body in its efficiency in the production and use of hormones especially progesterone. This hormone plays a vital role in breast development. As Dong Quai promotes natural synthesis of this hormone, the breast is signaled to increase its breast tissues.

Recommended dosage:
Usually, dong quai root is combined with other breast enhancing herbs in a capsule. It contains about 48 mg of dong quai per serving (3 capsules) and the recommended dose is to take a capsule three times a day for results to be evident.

Additional herbs for growing breasts:

Black Cohosh
Blessed Thistle
Damiana Leaf
Kudzu Root