chasteberry


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chaste·ber·ry

(chāstber-ē)
Related to the grape family, it is used to treat disorders of the female reproductive system.
See also: vitex
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Herbs (including dong quai, chasteberry, and pasque flower) (19)
Chasteberry (Vitex agnus castus) is the most popular and efficacious herb for PMS.
Many of the botanical supplements proposed for study by these centers--such as black co-hosh, bitter melon, chasteberry, fenugreek, grape seed extract, hops, maca, milk thistle, resveratrol, licorice and valerian--are among the top 100 supplements consumed in the United States based on sales data.
Many of the botanical supplements proposed for study by these centers--such as black cohosh, bitter melon, chasteberry, fenugreek, grape seed extract, hops, maca, milk thistle, resveratrol, licorice and valerian--are among the top 100 supplements consumed in the U.
PREMENSTRUAL TENSION Sufferers may find relief from vitex agnus-castus, which is also known as chasteberry, says Monica.
The extract of the fruit of the chasteberry tree is shown to be a safe and effective treatment for PMS.
VAC, synonym: chasteberry or monk's pepper) have been traditionally used to treat a variety of gynecological conditions.
To reviews of 10 randomized controlled trials ROTS) that evaluated 62 herbs, vitamins, and mineral treatments for premenstrual symptoms found efficacy for chasteberry (Vitex agnus-castus), calcium, and vitamin B6 but not for primrose oil, magnesium oxide, or St.
firm Xan Confections, have introduced the dark chocolate CocoPMS truffles, which claim to ease the pain of pre-menstrual syndrome thanks to two anti-inflammatory compounds - chasteberry and bilberry, reports the Daily Mail.
Dong quai, a traditional Chinese medicine, has not been shown to reduce symptoms associated with menopause, nor has evening primrose oil, vitamin E or chasteberry.
For example, if you get mood swings then chasteberry supplements can stabilise your emotions.
A / CHASTEBERRY TREE AND CALCIUM have demonstrated efficacy and safety in treating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, randomized controlled trials [RCTs]).