CHASTE TREE BERRIES (Vitex)
Chaste Tree Berries (Vitex) is used for PMS, PMDD, (fibrocystic) breasts, female infertility, preventing miscarriage, increase breast milk, (BPH), nervousness, dementia, joint conditions, colds, upset stomach, spleen disorders, headaches, migraine, eye pain, body inflammation, fractures and swelling.
Balances Female hormones, PMS, headache, moodiness, irritability, Swollen breasts; Menopause, acne in teens; constipation, gas and hangovers.Vitex agnus-castus, also called Chaste Tree Berry, is taken by mouth for menstrual cycle irregularities, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), a more severe form of PMS called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and symptoms of menopause. It is also used for treating "lumpy" (fibrocystic) breasts, female infertility, preventing miscarriage in women with low levels of a hormone called progesterone, controlling bleeding and helping the body force out the placenta after childbirth, and increasing breast milk.
Vitex agnus-castus is also taken by mouth to increase the flow of urine in men, for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and for reducing sexual desire. Historians say that monks chewed chaste tree parts to make it easier to maintain their celibacy.
Some people also take vitex agnus-castus by mouth for acne, nervousness, dementia, joint conditions, colds, upset stomach, spleen disorders, headaches, migraine, eye pain, body inflammation, fractures and swelling.
Some people apply vitex agnus-castus to the skin to flush out parasites and to prevent insect bites and stings.
How does it work?
Vitex agnus-castus seems to affect many hormones that regulate women's reproductive cycles.
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