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Herb Profile: Vitex (Chaste Berry)

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Herb Profile: Vitex (Chaste Berry)

Vitex (Agnus Castus, Chaste Tree, Chasteberry, Monk’s Pepper, Vitex agnus castus), is an hormonal regulator- meaning no matter of your body is producing too much or too little Vitex can help. It modulates the estrogens in the body over time (most herbalists recommend you take it over three monthly cycles to see its full effects) and balances you. It does not contain hormones itself, but regulates estrogen by working on the pituitary gland. Vitex itself has none of the hormonal building blocks that many of the medicinal plants used for the reproductive system contain. Instead, this herb nourishes and supports...

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