Last update: July 2, 2015

Leucocianidol

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Bioflavonoid type substances.

Flavonoids are phenolic compounds naturally occurring that are abundantly present in plants and seaweed.

We take it from fruits, vegetables, tea and red wine (as a few examples)

Most important types are: anthocyanins, chalcons, flavonols, flavones, flavonoids and tannins. No risk for toxic nor side-effects in humans have been found.

They appear naturally in the breast milk in amounts related to mother's diet.

Attributed anti-oxidant activity and other properties that have not been fully shown yet, as amelioration of capillary vessel function which is a reason to be used for treatment of venous insufficiency (varicose veins), hemorrhoids and prevention of arteriosclerosis.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Leucocianidol since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

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Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Leucocianidol in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 306 daltons

References

  1. Song BJ, Jouni ZE, Ferruzzi MG. Assessment of phytochemical content in human milk during different stages of lactation. Nutrition. 2013 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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