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Agnus Castus

 

Vitex Agnus Castus also known as Chasteberry comes from the Chaste Tree grown in Mediterranean Countries.

 

This supplement effects hormone production and may lower depression and bloating. It is believed during the Middle Ages this plant was used by Monks to reduce sexual desire.

 

Why take Agnus Castus?

It has been suggested through clinical research Agnus Castus is beneficial to individuals with:

  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Female Infertility
  • Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Acne
  • Menopause
  • Amenorrhea

 

What are the side effects of Agnus Castus?Agnus Castus

This supplement may have the following mild side effects:

  • Stomach upset
  • Mild skin rash
  • Increased menstrual flow
  • Dizziness

 

This herbal supplement should not be taken with:

  • Antipsychotic drugs
  • Parkinson’s disease

 

If you are currently taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions please consult your doctor or consultant, to seek advice before taking any vitamins or supplements.