Latin name: Vitex agnus-castus L.
Other names: Chastee-tree, Monk’s pepper
Vitex agnus is a plant known mainly from effectiveness in activating hormones. It is used primarily to regulate the menstrual cycle in women, is also effective in relieving the symptoms of premenstrual tension, this happens because the application allows you to maintain the proper level of progesterone in the female body. Thanks to its remarkable effectiveness can also get rid of skin problems associated with hormonal fluctuations or breast tenderness. Other applications: amenorrhea, hypothyroidism corpus luteum, symptoms associated with menopause, insufficient milk production during lactation, mood swings, irritability, swelling due to water retention in the body, light form of depression. Castus may also be used in men in the case of hormonal disorders or in the case of acne in boys.
- Premenstrual tension
- Skin problems