TITLE

Vitex Berry Essential Oil

AUTHOR(S)
Guba, Ron
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Aromatherapy Today;Aug2012, Vol. 54, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the essential oil from the leaves and berries of Vitex agnus-castus, which belongs to the family of Lamiaceae with common names such as chaste tree and monks pepper. Topics discussed include the book "Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes," by John Gerard, the clinical trials which support the benefits and sue of Vitex extracts including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), infertility and sexual overstimulation, and the composition of Vitex Berry oil.
ACCESSION #
108646748

 

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