vitex negundo


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This is “the plant for women”, recognized by it’s “horny”phalic purple vertical flower cluster and 5 finger pointy leaves slightly resembling marijuana. The berries, young leaves, stems and flowers can be used raw right off the tree, or as tea, for menstrual pain and problems, breast pain and problems, hormone issues, menopause, fertility, acne, PMS. Stimulates the pituitary to raise progesterone levels. Progesterone stimulates bone growth. This hormone also converts to estrogen which prevents bone loss. Source of bioflavonoids. Berries are considered a tonic for both male and female reproductive systems. Do not take while pregnant. Also used for inflammation issues like sore throat, tonsils, stomach pain, intestinal inflammation, joint inflammation, arthritis, rheumatism etc. Just grab some leaves, berries and make tea.
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Powdered leaves of Allophylus serratus (10 kg), Vitex negundo (5 kg) and Cissus quadrangularis (5 kg), were separately extracted with in a glass percolator with ethanol (251) and allowed to stand at room temperature overnight.
5 [micro]m particle size) and eluted with the mixture of water: acetonitrile (80:20) in case of Allophylus serrates and in case of Cissus quadrangularis and Vitex negundo eluted with the mixture of water: acetonitrile (60:40).
The present data give pharmacological support to the validity of the analgesic effect of Vitex negundo seeds.
The results demonstrate the anti-inflammatory properties of Vitex negundo seeds and may justify the use of this plant for the treatment of inflammatory diseases in Chinese, folk and herbal medicine.
Toxicity of Vitex negundo extract to aphids and its co-toxicity with imidacloprid.
The concentration of vitamin C and total polyphenols were estimated to be highest in Vitex negundo (34.
In addition to be used as an anti-inflammatory drug in folk medicine, Vitex negundo has been used for treatment of gynecologic cancers in some areas of China for a long history.
Antihyperglycemic effect of iridoid glucoside, isolated from the leaves of Vitex negundo in STZ-induced diabetic rats with special reference to glycoprotein components.