What is Chasteberry Extract:
Chaste berry(Vitex agnus-castus), also called Vitex, Chaste Tree or Monk's Pepper. Its berries are considered a tonic herb for both the male and female reproductive systems. The leaves are believed to have the same effect but to a lesser degree. The traditional use and clinical studies have shown its beneficial effects in the anti-libido, management of premenstrual stress syndrome and infertility and so on.
The main active ingredients in Chasteberry are Flavonoids, alkaloids, diterpenoids, Vitexin and steroidal hormone precursors. Nutramax¡¯s Chasteberry extract is measured by the concentration of Vitexicarpin. Vitexicarpin also called Casticin, is a Flavonoids compound. Vitexicarpin¡¯s activity is Anti-spasmodic of trachea, inhabit the hyperplasia of T- lymphocyte and B- lymphocyte, and break off the mitosis of KB cell to anti-tumer
1. Evacuating heat, relieving the uncomfortable feelings of head and eyes;
2. Treating dyspepsia, enteritis, diarrhea, swelling and pain caused by falling and hitting;
3. Treating female menopause, irregular menstruation, uterine tumors and controlling emotions;
4. Analgesic, anti-bacterial and anti-viral.