Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus

Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus

Chaste Tree (berry) helps maintain female hormonal balance, and is traditionally used for menopausal hot flashes, anxiety, itchy skin and vaginal dryness. This herb also helps support healthy menstrual function and reduces PMS including: mood swings, breast tenderness and edema. It supports healthy pituitary function and is balancing to estrogen and progesterone levels. It is beneficial for regulating the female cycle after stopping oral contraceptives and it may reduce fibroids and functional ovarian cysts. It is also used as a galactagogue to promote breast milk production in mothers. Chaste tree is native to the Mediterranean region and Central Asia.


Products containing Chaste Tree:

Chaste tree liquid extract

References:

David Winston “Herbal Therapeutics”
Ed Smith “Therapeutic Herbal Manual”

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