The healing properties of the placenta come from these known ingredients that are inherent to the placenta, as reported in research.
Gonadotropin: the precursor to estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone
Prolactin: promotes lactation
Oxytocin: for pain and bonding, produced during breastfeeding to facilitate bonding of the mother and infant. In pharmaceutical form, this is a very addictive drug because it promotes a feeling of connectedness with others.
Thyroid stimulating hormone: boosts energy and helps recovery from stressful events.
Cortisone: combats stress and unlocks energy stores
Interferon: stimulates the immune system to protect against infections
Hemoglobin: replenishes iron deficiency and anemia, a common postpartum condition
Urokinase inhibiting factor and factor Xlll: stops bleeding and enhances wound healing
Gamma globulin: immune booster that helps protect against postpartum infections