Chaste Berry

Chaste Berry is also commonly known as Chaste Tree or Vitex. The scientific name is Vitex agnus-castus. The dried fruit in particular is used in herbal formulas although occasionally the dried leaves are used as well. There is a variety of active constituents in Chaste Berry such as the essential oils, iridoid glycosides, flavonoids, and diterpenes. The chief essential oils consist of limonene, cineol, pinene, and sabinene; while the main flavonoids are casticin, kaempferol, quercetagetin, orientin, and isovitexin.The important diterpenes are vitexilactone, rotundifuran, and 6-beta, 7 beta-diacetoxy-13-hydroxy-labda-8, 14-dien. There are two primary iridoid glycosides, aucubin and agnoside.

Chaste Berry is used for premenstrual syndromes (PMS), Menopausal complaints, and for menstrual irregularities such as dysmenorrhea, secondary amenorrhea, metrorrhagia, oligmenorrhea, and polymenorrhea. Chaste Berry is also used for female fertility, the reduction of sexual desire, an increaes in lactation, and an increase in urination. Chaste Berry in herbal combinations has been used for acne, nervousness, headaches, swelling, inflammation, and insect bites and stings.

Food Sources Do not use during pregnancy.

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Cautions Do not use during pregnancy. Side effects are rare, occuring in 2-5% of users and include gastrointestinal upset, headache, nausea, itching, rash, acne, and intramenstrual bleeding.