Chaste Tree Berry or sometimes called Monk’s Pepper or Vitex comes from a plant that grows in Europe and now all over the world. Chaste Tree Berry has great healing power for women with hormonal challenges, uterine problems, and even for menopause.
History – This great herbs has been use for more than 2000 years with great success. In fact in the middle ages monks once took Chaste Tree Berry to get rid of their sexual cravings and thus preserve their vow of celibacy. And even Discorides and Hippocrates talked about Chaste Tree Berry as having great healing powers for the female reproductive system.
Regulates – Chaste Tree Berry regulates the hormones in the body and helps to increase progesterone production which helps to regulate menstrual cycles.
Helps With – Chaste Tree Berry can also help with excessive bleeding, frequent periods, infertility, irregular periods, PMS, and it can also help regulate luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone by working with the pituitary gland.
Headaches and Mood Swings – Chaste Tree Berry is well known for stabilizing large mood swings and headaches while going through PMS or menopause. A study was done in Germany showing that Chaste Tree Berry was 93% effective in helping with PMS symptoms… and 1/3rd had all their symptoms disappear.
Fibrocystic Breast Disease – Chaste Tree Berry has been used extensively with great success for fibrocystic breast disease.
Stimulates Milk Production – For new mothers Chaste Tree Berry can be very important for increasing milk production.
Endocrine System – Chaste Tree Berry helps to nourish and stimulate the endocrine system in general and create good health.
Adaptogen – Chaste Tree Berry works on the pituitary gland to balance hormones and also helps with stress and thus it’s a very valuable herb to have on hand at all times.
Prostate Health – Chaste Tree Berry reduces enlarged prostates in men and thus increases urine flow.
Endometriosis – In cases of mild to moderate endometriosis Chaste Tree Berry may be of great benefit and help with symptoms and healing.
Acne – If you are plagued with acne then Chaste Tree Berry can calm down hormones that can exacerbate acne.
Fertility – Chaste Tree Berry can stimulate ovulation and thus help with fertility and conception. Chaste Tree Berry stimulates gestation hormones thus getting the body ready for pregnancy. Chaste Tree Berry together with vitamins and green tea were used in a study to stimulate fertility… and within 5 months 1/3rd of the participants were pregnant.
Hot Flashes – Chaste Tree Berry is great for hot flashes and all the side effects of menopause and works extremely well, but does take time to take effect… and also helps with vaginal dryness too.
Fibroid Cysts – If you are prone to uterine cysts then Chaste Tree Berry may be just what you need to stop the cycle and heal.
Gas and Bloating – Chaste Tree Berry is well known as a great bitter agent that helps with bloating and gas associated with hormonal problems. And because Chaste Tree Berry is a great diuretic and it helps to get rid of retained water.
In Chinese Medicine – In Traditional Chinese Medicine a similar herb called Man Jin Zi from the same plant family… is used with great success for all of the above problems.
Dose – Most people take 200 to 600 mgs once a day… and up to three times a day and most people take Chaste Tree Berry for up to a year… and it takes a while for Chaste Tree Berry to take effect usually about 3 or 4 months.
You can buy Chaste Tree Berry or Vitex on-line… or ask for it at your local health food store.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Shambala Spiritual Transformation Institute, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to contact him any time. Also check out Dr. Haider’s radio show at http://www.thesourcecenterradio.com/The-Relaxed-Soul.html Sept. show to be about “Doing a Spiritual Cleansing”
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