Product Name: Chasteberry Extract
Botanical Name: Vitex Agnus-castus
Vitexin 5% ,
4:1 to 20:1
Appearance: Brown powder
Plant Part Used: Fruit
Extract Method: Water
Chasteberry(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. 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) With the function of evacuating heat, relieving the uncomfortable feelings of head and eyes.
(2) With the function of treating dyspepsia, enteritis, diarrhea, swelling and pain caused by falling and hitting.
(3) With the function of treating female menopause, irregular menstruation, uterine tumors and controlling emotions.
(4) With the function of analgesic, anti-bacterial and anti-viral.
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