Vitex is a genus of about 250 species of shrubs and trees, Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree berry) is a well-known herb that has been used for centuries in Europe for hormonal imbalances in women. Vitex is one of the oldest phytomedicines. The ancient Greek physicians reported its use in suppressing the libido. Vitex agnus castus is exceptionally safe.
It works by stimulating and normalizing the pituitary gland, which regulates the balance of estrogen and progesterone in the body. In one study, chaste tree berry was given up to 9 years with very few side effects....<Read more>