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Chaste Tree

Description

The Latin name Agnus castus means “chaste lamb” in reference to the early belief that it reduced sexual desire (it does not). Monks used it in ancient times. A tincture of the fresh berries was often used by the eclectic physicians as a galactagogue and emmenagogue. The primary use of this botanical has long occurred throughout Europe with traditional use for a variety of female hormone and gynecological conditions. The…

 

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Products Containing Chaste Tree

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    Chaste Tree Berry

    • Provides Support for a Normal Menstrual Cycle *
    • Support for the Transition into Menopause and Eases *
    • Supports a Healthy Balance of Normal Levels of Female Hormones *

    Herbs:  Chaste Tree

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    Chaste Tree Berry, Certified Organic

    250 mg/ml herb equivalency

    Chaste Tree berry, also known as Vitex, has long been used to support hormone production and balance.* Gaia Herbs uses Certified Organic Chaste Tree Berry to provide a full-spectrum herbal extract for women’s health.* This herb provides support for a normal menstrual cycle and for the transition into menopause.*

    Herbs:  Chaste Tree

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    Female Hormone Support*

    Optimizes female hormonal balance*

    Throughout a woman’s lifetime, her body naturally goes through transitional hormonal states. Keeping the body and mind balanced through the hormonal fluctuations of PMS and menopause is vital to maintaining an optimal quality of life. Female Hormone Support uses traditional herbal wisdom to optimize female hormone balance and well-being.*

    Herbs:  Alfalfa, Black Cohosh, Chaste Tree, Dandelion, Oats, Red Clover, Sage Leaf, St. John's Wort Flower Buds, Vervain

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    Vitex Elixir

    Female hormone support*

    Vitex Elixir supports the luteal phase, or latter part, of the menstrual cycle.* It contains herbs such as Chaste Tree Berry (also known as Vitex), Cramp Bark and Raspberry Leaf, which are traditionally used to support a normal menstrual cycle.* This formulation also helps maintain normal transition into menopause.*

    Herbs:  Chaste Tree, Cramp Bark, Dandelion Root, Elderberry Fruit Concentrate, Partridge, Prickly Ash, Red Raspberry, Vervain

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