What Is It?
Chaste tree, or Vitex, offers important support for
maintaining healthy menstrual cycle duration and flow, healthy reproductive function, and breast comfort.
The extract contains flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, and
Uses For Chaste tree (Vitex)
Menstrual Cycle Support: Chaste tree has been
associated with supporting breast comfort and positive
mood during the menstrual cycle, as suggested by
numerous randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trials. It has also been associated with promoting
healthy menstrual luteal phase length and menstrual regularity for some women, helping to maintain healthy reproductive system function.*
What Is The Source?
Chaste tree extract is derived from Vitex agnus-castus fruit. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose
fermentation and palm oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
each vegetable capsule containschaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) extract (fruit).............................. 225 mg.
Pure Encapsulations recommends:1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses, with or between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Rare reported side effects include GI upset, headache, itching, rash, insomnia, weight gain or changes in menstrual cycle. Consult your physician for more information.Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?Chaste tree may be contra-indicated for individuals using oral contraceptives. Because of dopaminergic actions, there is concern that chaste tree may interfere with dopaminergic agonists and dopamine antagonists. Consult your physician for more information.
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