Fix it: Again, try agnus castus
to balance the hormones.
This is also in agreement with the close recommendation of the Agnus castus
monograph provided by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (E/S/C/O/P 2003) and the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products of the European Medicine Agency (HMPC 2010).
helps to normalise the function of the pituitary gland, which controls and balances the hormones in our body.
(Chastberry) extract, which is available from health food shops, has been shown to lessen the psychological symptoms for some women.
Most of the phytooestrogens-based preparations freely available on the market are proposed as legal and non-toxic anti-oestrogenic compounds (to counterbalance the side effects of anabolic steroids, mainly based on methoxyflafones (Usui, 2006)), as fat lowering products or sexual enhancing compounds based mainly on plant extracts from Commiphora Mukul (Guggulsterone), Eurycoma Longifolia (methoxyflavone), Vitex Agnus Castus
and Astragalus Root (isoflavones).
PremHerb (above left) contains 4mg of dry extract of the Agnus Castus
fruit and costs pounds 7.
Or you may prefer to try herbal remedies like agnus castus
or evening primrose oil lorem.
The role of the self-sown shrubs Vitex agnus castus
and Euphorbia characias ssp.
or chastetree has been a popular herb for women to use for centuries.
Vitex Agnus Castus
, more commonly known as Monks' Pepper or The Chaste Tree, is a shrub which has been in cultivation since 1570.
In an impressively large German study, 1,634 women with PMS were given a product derived from the chaste tree, Vitex agnus castus
or black cohosh should not be taken with the pill, fertility drugs,HRT or any other hormonal treatment or other medication unless recommended by an experienced practitioner.