Fix it: Again, try agnus castus
to balance the hormones.
Treatment of cyclical mastalgia with a solution containing a Vitex agnus castus
extract: results of a placebo-controlled double-blind study.
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.
Annabel, aged 41, also credits homeopathy for regulating her menstrual cycle, as she takes agnus castus
daily to balance her hormones in preparation for the menopause.
(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.
Here are some suggestions to consider: p HERBS Studies have shown that the herb agnus castus
may help to adjust the hormone balance by increasing the amount of progesterone available.