Ingredients Glossary

Chasteberry

Chasteberry
Botanical name: Vitex agnus-castus

Synonyms: 
Abraham's balm
Agneau chaste (French)
Agni casti fructus (Latin)
Chaste tree berry
Chaste tree

Chasteberry was used in ancient Greece and Rome and later in medieval Europe. The fruit contains essential oils, iridoid glycosides, flavonoids and essential fatty acids.

Functions:
Chasteberry is typically used to support menstruation.
      
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