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post #41 of 45
rellorba...thank you for your reply...

I have noticed that there are several recipes for cooking the placenta, but wondering your process after frozen. Would you be able to break down the stages of what you did to encapsulate?
i am guessing: - thaw, dehydrate in oven (for how long?), Do you add spices/anything?, fine grind in coffee grinder, put into capsules somehow....
am I on the right track?

Pretty cool that the encapsulated form keeps indefinitely in the freezer!

Thanks again

Colleen
post #42 of 45
I just had to go with the research I could find online. I followed the "recipe" for Dehydrating your placenta" on this website except I didn't add anything extra like they say to and I dehydrated on my lowest oven setting.

I got the 00 encapsulating machine from this website and I found the 00 veggie capsules for cheap on eBay. The encapsulating part was kind of messy. The first few times were a breeze and then I started having some problems. Maybe it got jammed from excess crumbs and I should have cleaned it out. That part also smelled the worst to me because I had to be in such close proximity to it.

Steaming and dehydrating weren't as awful as I thought it would be. Grinding it in the coffee grinder was easier than I thought but it let the aroma out and I couldn't take the smell for too long. Thankfully that part went quickly.

Then I put all the capsules in a ziploc bag and into the freezer it went! I don't know if this is everything you wanted to know so feel free to ask more questions if you need to! Hope I helped!
post #43 of 45
i didnt steam mine. i wanted to keep all the hormones, and those are one of the things lost in high heat.
post #44 of 45
Another use...

I had my placenta encapsulated (after I ate a smoothie) and saved a couple dozen of the pills. I just had a pg loss and they're helping in the recovery from that as well. Just thought I'd share.
post #45 of 45

Placenta stuff

Rellorba....

Thank you for your details! I have ordered the encapsulating machine with capsules...I have high hopes on being able to stomach the process!

Another placenta question: Have you heard of other reasons why to injest a placenta other than for hormonal issues (ie postpartum dep./menopause)?

Thanks again!
Colleen
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