Simple Herbal Extracts | Chaste Tree


Chaste Tree

Botanical Name

Vitex agnus-castus

Part Used



Not for use in pregnancy *

Traditional Information*

Chaste Tree is indicated for menopausal hot flashes, skin-crawling, anxiety, and PMS symptoms such as mood swings, breast tenderness,  and edema. It is useful to mediate the after effects from birth control pills and rebalance the hormones. It normalizes pituitary function (FSH and LH levels) thus helping to reduce excessive estrogen or deficient progesterone levels. It regulates the menstrual cycle (polymenorrhea, oligomenorrhea), and is beneficial for estrogen senstivie endometriosis, fibroids, and funcitonal ovarian cysts.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.