A.Vogel Agnus castus is a licensed herbal remedy which can be used to help relieve symptoms of PMS (premenstrual syndrome) such as menstrual cramps, breast tenderness, bloating, irritability and mood swings.
Agnus castus (Chaste tree)Extract of Agnus castus fruitAgnus castus, also known as the ‘Chaste Tree’, is actually a shrub with lavender or violet flowers. Sometimes it is referred to as Abraham’s Balm, Monk’s Pepper, or Chasteberry. The use of Agnus castus has been recorded since the time of Hippocrates. It was believed to be an anti-aphrodisiac and hence the names ‘Chaste Tree’ and ‘Monk’s Pepper’.Benefits and features of A.Vogel Agnus castus tincture:Supplement to support female health
The berries are used in this tincture – these are reddish-brown fruits that give off a pleasant peppermint-like smell. Another botanical name for Agnus castus is (confusingly) Vitex agnus castus and because of this, it is sometimes referred to simply as Vitex. The plant grows mainly in the Mediterranean, although it also thrives in sub-tropical regions such as in Africa and the USA. Agnus castus grows to a height of up to 5 meters and bears delicate leaves, flowering in late summer.
Adults: 15-20 drops in a little water twice daily.
Children: This product is not recommended for children under 14 years of age.
Please seek medical advice if pregnant. Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in a cool dry place.
Do not take more than 40 drops a day. Not for use in children or those under 18 years of age. Do not use if you have a pituitary gland disorder, are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
See your doctor before taking any form of Agnus castus if you are suffering from an oestrogen-sensitive cancer, have suffered from a pituitary disorder or are taking dopamine agonists, or antagonists, oestrogens or anti-oestrogens.
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