Introduction of Chasteberry
Chasteberry (Vitex agnus-catus) is the fruit of the chaste tree and is an herb used for the treatment of menstrual problems. Women have used chasteberry for thousands of years to help reduce the symptoms menstrual problems and to stimulate the production of breast milk. During the middle ages, monks reportedly used chasteberry to decrease sexual desire and preserve chastity. Today, chasteberry is used to reduce the symptoms of PMS and menopause, to ease breast pain, for some types of infertility, and acne.
Function of Chasteberry
1.Chasteberry is often used by herbalists to regulate hormone imbalances in women and lower thelevels in men
2.It is known for its effectiveness in the treatment of menstrual disorders,PMS, menopausal symptoms such as breast tenderness, hot flashes and mood swings,infertility and decreased milk production in lactating women.
3.Due to its anti-androgen activity, Chasteberry has been used as a natural supplement to lower levels in transgenders (in male to female), and to suppress the onset of prostate cancer which is also associated with high levels. Its anti-androgen activity may also help clear up acne, reduce Hirsutism (excessive hair growth) in women.
Application of Chasteberry
1. As raw materials of analgesic and drugs for anti-bacterial and anti-viral , it is mainly used in pharmaceutical field；
2. As active ingredients of products for female menopause and irregular menstruation, it is mainly used in health product industry.