Though it might sound impossible or outrageous, breast milk can be an effective way to promote plant care!
Breast milk is nature’s finest for nurturing human infants and is rich in the following:
The biggest benefit of using breast milk for plants is its gentleness – meaning, it can be applied directly without dilution in the soil.
As breast milk is rich in proteins, fats, and essential sugars, using it in plants (10-20 ML per pot every 2-3 weeks) will provide all these vital nutrients, helping them grow healthier.
The hormonal content in breast milk may promote flowering and fruiting in certain plants – as there’s no research available, you can use it on an experimental basis. (10-20 ML of breast milk per plant, every 2-3 weeks).
As breast milk is rich in growth hormones, it may promote the size of the leaves in certain plants. Its antibacterial properties might also help to keep pests and certain pathogens away.
Dilute it with water in a ratio of 1:5, put the solution in a spray bottle, shake well, and use it once in 3 weeks.
Mix one tablespoon of breast milk with 4 tablespoons of water (1:4 ratio). Now, add 1 teaspoon of coffee grounds to it – mix well.
You can use this solution directly in the garden or in potted plants, once every 4 to 5 weeks. This nitrogen and calcium-rich fertilizer will promote healthier growth.
Before you decide to use breast milk for plants, do remember that first and foremost, it is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that the baby’s nutritional needs are fully met. Use only the surplus that’s left after feeding the infant.
While sourcing the milk from a lactating mother, a breast pump can be used for the purpose.
If you are sourcing it from someplace else, you must declare the purpose (That it will beRead more on balconygardenweb.com