Placenta Encapsulation in Tucson

dr Armstrong performs placenta encapsulation in her east Tucson officeFor thousands of years in China, the placenta has been highly regarded as an essential means of restoring a woman’s balance post-partum. The nutrients provided by mom to nourish her developing child through the placenta contains high concentrations of iron, hormones, B vitamins and micronutrients. Placenta capsules can replace these vital nutrients in the most natural way known, easily absorbed since they are simply going back to their source. Placenta is well known in much of the world to prevent the “baby blues”, depression, fatigue, and other post-partum issues, like anemia and low breast milk production. In China, placenta is also known to treat chronic back pain, arthritis, asthma and degenerative disorders in both men and women.

Some of the Expected Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation:

  • Increased Energy and Feeling of Well-Being
  • Prevention of “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression
  • Increased Iron
  • Restoration of Hormonal Balance
  • Increased Breast Milk Production
  • Ease recovery and reduce bleeding in both natural birth and C-Section

Dr. Julie Armstrong, DACM, LAc, MS BME is specifically trained in handling and processing human placenta into capsules. As a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, Dr. Julie can recommend and prescribe placenta and other essential herbs to facilitate a smooth recovery after delivery, prevent postpartum issues, and support breastfeeding. As a Reiki Master – Teacher, Dr. Julie infuses each placenta with healing energy for added benefits. And as a Biomedical Engineer, Dr. Julie is experienced in sterile procedures, safe handling, and surgical techniques.


The placenta contains a dense myriad of energizing and stabilizing nutrients including:

CortisoneHelps the body deal with stress and fatigue
GammaglobulinBoosts immune system
GonadotrophinPrecursor of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone
HemoglobinReplaces Iron
InterferonBoosts immune system
OxytocinHelps shrink uterus back to original size and stimulate breast milk release
ProlactinAids body in milk production
ProstaglandinsDecreases inflammation
Thyroid Stimulating HormoneIncreases energy and helps the body recover from stress
Urokinase Inhibiting Factor and Factor XIIIStops bleeding and helps heal wounds



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