Chaste berry (Vitex agnus-catus
) is the fruit of the chaste tree. Women have used chaste berry since ancient times to help reduce the symptoms of menstrual problems and to stimulate the production of breast milk. Modern clinical trials have expounded on this ancient knowledge and Chaste tree berries is now widely used for PMS, menstrual irregularities and mastalgia. It has also been used in cases of teenage acne.
Caution: due to the hormonal normalising effect of this herb, please do not take whilst pregnant, taking contraceptives or dopamine medications, or suffering from breast cancer.
Crush or soak 1tsp per serve. Simmer 10mins, brew & serve.