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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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Five-leaved chaste tree (ethanol), sweet sop (acetone), water pepper (acetone), banyan (ethanol), banyan (acetone), and crown flower (ethanol) extracts caused 100% mortality at 12 h after topical spray (Table 1; Fig.
Three of the most promising herbal supplements trending currently are cramp bark, ginkgo biloba, and chaste tree berry.
I've seen women with very bad outbreaks prior to their periods achieve clearer skin after only three months of using chaste tree berry and following a healthy, cleansing diet.
The multibotanical contained black cohosh, alfalfa, boron, chaste tree, dong quai, false unicorn, licorice, oats, pomegranate, and Siberian ginseng.
Other blue flowers sighted at this time of year include bog sage (Salvia uglinosa), a tall, spreading perennial that grows well near water or in filtered sun; chaste tree (Vitex agnus- castus), with stunning blue spires and compound, five-leaflet palmate leaves; and the plumbagos, whether the dark blue dwarf plumbago ground cover (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides), or the sky blue cape plumbago (Plumbago auriculata), an amorphous, billowy Cal-Trans standard that serves well as a screen or property barrier where water saving is important.
Many studies have found that chaste tree is effective.
The River Farm Chaste Tree delights summer visitors with its purple flowers and aromatic foliage, popular with pollinating bees and hummingbirds.
Cimicifuga racemosa), chaste tree berry (Vitex agnus-castus), garlic (Allium sativum), ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng), hawthorn leaf with flower extract (Crataegus species), milk thistle (Silybum marianum), saw palmetto (Serenoa repens), St.
Chaste tree is a deciduous aromatic shrub native to Mediterranean Europe, central Asia and parts of India, but now widely cultivated in sub-tropical regions.
Vitex Agnus Castus, more commonly known as Monks' Pepper or The Chaste Tree, is a shrub which has been in cultivation since 1570.
The product PMS 1 uses chaste tree berry, black cohosh and passionflower extract to balance hormones and combat the physical and psychological symptoms.
A couple of other commonly used CAM therapies worth considering are the fruit or leaves of the chaste tree for PMS and evening primrose oil for cyclic breast tenderness, he continued.