Chaste tree, or Vitex, offers important support for maintaining healthy menstrual cycle duration and flow, healthy reproductive function, and breast comfort. The extract contains flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, and terpenoids.*
Uses For Chaste tree (Vitex)
Menstrual Cycle Support: Chaste tree has been associated with supporting breast comfort and positive mood during the menstrual cycle, as suggested by numerous randomized,
double blind, placebo-controlled trials. It has also been associated with promoting healthy menstrual luteal phase length and menstrual regularity for some women, helping to maintain healthy reproductive system function.*
What Is The Source?
Chaste tree extract is derived from Vitex agnus-castus fruit and standardized to contain 5% vitexin and 0.5% agnusides. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses, with or between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Rare reported side effects include GI upset, headache, itching, rash, insomnia, weight gain or changes in menstrual cycle. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Chaste tree may be contra-indicated for individuals using hormone replacement therapy or oral contraceptives. Because of dopaminergic actions, there is concern that chaste tree may interfere with dopaminergic agonists and dopamine antagonists. Consult your physician for more information.
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women.
1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses, with or between meals.
|Name||Pure Encapsulations, Chaste Tree (Vitex) 120 capsules|
|Product Type||Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free|