Chasteberry, Vitex agnus-castus

Family:

Lamiaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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Medicinal Garden information:

May relieve cyclic mastalgia (breast pain associated with the menstrual cycle).

Taking chasteberry orally seems to decrease some symptoms of PMS in some women; Chasteberry has been shown to inhibit prolactin secretion by competitively binding to dopamine receptors.

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