Chaste Tree Berry

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Common Name Chaste Tree Berry
Latin Name Vitex agnus-castus
Family Verbenacea
Part Used Fruit
Gathering Time Fall
Constituents Iridoid glycocides, flavinoids, essential oils
Actions Emmenagogue, uterine tonic
Common Uses Used for a wide variety of menstrual issues including: dysmenorrheal, pre-menstrual stress, menopausal irregularity, normalizing reproductive hormonal levels.
Contraindications Pregnancy
Possible Drug Interactions may interfere with oral contraceptives.
Overdose Symptoms Unknown

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