Name: Vitex Extract
Specifications: 10:1TLC; Agnuside 0.5%HPLC. Vitexin 5% UV. Flavones
Part Used: Fruit Berry of Vitex trifolia L
INCI Name: Vitex Agnus Castus Extract
About Vitex Extract:
Vitex agnus-castus (VAC), commonly called just Vitex, but also
called Chaste Tree, Chasteberry, or Monk's Pepper, is a native of
the Mediterranean region. Refer to Vitex for other species in the
Chasteberry's ability to decrease mildly elevated prolactin levels
may benefit some women with breast tenderness associated with PMS.
Chaste berry may also be helpful in menopause and cyclic mastalgia.
New research indicates that certain compounds in chasteberry may
have activity similar to the brain chemical dopamine.