Placenta Encapsulation

Relax and have Flower and Roots prepare your placenta for you! We take care of everything from logistics to the ‘how-to’s’ so you can relax and enjoy your little one while still benefiting from the nutrients your body created just for you.

Placentophagy (consuming one’s placenta) is an anciet practice that is shared throughout the animal kingdom with many reported benefits. Birthing parents routinely report increased mood stability, reduced postpartum depression, improved milk production, increased energy, and overall satisfaction with maternal placentophagy. Add-ons also available!

Pricing

  • Booked before 36 weeks gestation:
    • RVBC Clients – $200 ($250 if booked 37+ weeks)
    • Standard Clients – $250 ($300 if booked 37+ weeks)
  • Last Minute Bookings (at the time of birth or after) incur an additional $30 charge

* $50 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due at the time of booking. Remaining balance is due by the time your placenta is collected for processing. Avoid the hassle and arrange payment prior to your birth! *

Options

  • Standard Method: Steamed & dehydrated at food safe temperatures (recommended)
  • Traditional Method: Steamed & dehydrated with ginger, lemon, and chili peppers at food safe temperatures (Add $5)
  • Raw method: Dehydrated at low temperatures for 24 hours, without steaming, to preserve enzymes and some unstable nutrients. *Warning – consuming raw placenta may increase the risk of foodborne illness & may not be suitable in all circumstances*

Extras

Takes 6 weeks to complete & start at $45 each

  • Tincture: 1 oz (choose between glycerin or alcohol base)
  • Salve: 1.5 oz (shea butter & beeswax base – see options below)
  • Watercolor Print: 11×15, made with food safe dyes in the colors of your choice

Customizations & Options

Salves:

  • Optional oils add $5 each
    • Jojoba, Almond, Apricot, Coconut, Olive, Sunflower, or Argan
  • Optional Scents add $5 each
    • Clary Sage, Citrus, Lavender, Vanilla, or Floral

Watercolor Print with Frame:

  • Metal Frame $30
  • Standard Frame $25
  • Wood Frame $45

Logistics

  • Call when your labor begins and then again after the birth to schedule your placenta drop-off at RVBC with Rebeccah
  • Remaining fees are due when your placenta is received. To avoid having to deal with payments right after your birth, consider paying in advance.
  • RVBC clients who birthed at the center will have their placenta started within 4 hours of their birth
  • Pills are ready for pickup within 48 hours after processing begins
    • RVBC clients can arrange for their pick up to be at their first postpartum visit
    • Standard clients must schedule with Rebeccah for pick up from RVBC

The Fine Print

  • Services & fees are for the preparation, processing, & or encapsulation of your placenta; not for the sale of pills, tinctures, or salves
  • You are responsible for the safe handling of your placenta until it is delivered to your placenta specialist
  • Frozen placentas require an additional 24 hours for preparation/processing time and are not suitable for watercolor prints
  • Rebeccah Hazel and Flower & Roots do not confirm the safety or suitability of your placenta for consumption
  • Flower & Roots does not diagnose, prescribe, or treat any physical or mental disorders
  • You will be required to provide proof of safety including STI screenings