Chasteberry is the fruit of the chaste tree, which is native to Central Asia and the Mediterranean region. Chasteberry contains several different types of flavonoids. Flavonoids are natural substances found in plants. These natural compounds bring beneficial effects on health.
This is also commonly referred to as Vitex and has been studied extensively as an herbal treatment for a range of female reproductive conditions. Its most researched claims are the reduction of premenstrual syndrome symptoms. These include irritability, low moods, breast pain and tenderness.
- Country of origin: Italy
- Part used: Chasteberry fruit, extract ratio is 12:1
- Solvent for extraction: Ethanol 75% / water 25 %
- Stored form: Light grey-brown to dark grey-brown powder