Chaste Tree ( Vitex )
Vitex agnus castus
Bosnia origin, harvested and steam distilled from organically grown plants
Has generated much positive documentation for treating menopausal symptoms as well as for easing or even alleviating PMS.
Lots of people swear by this oil, claiming it helps everything from fibroids to menopause symptoms.
Chaste tree is a relatively new essential oil and doesn’t have a history of perfume use. It does, however, have a long tradition of therapeutic use, historically, as a tincture.
According to Schnaubelt, “Chaste tree improves progesterone levels, and creates proper estrogen-progesterone balance in the second half of the cycle, easing PMS.” ---Medical Aromatherapy, Kurt Schnaubelt
Do not use this oil is you are pregnant, or think you might be, or if are breastfeeding. If you are considering using Chaste Tree oil for therapeutic purposes, please consult a certified practitioner—and have a look at Robert Tisserand’s exhaustive and fabulous and very complete guide to Essential Oil Safety
As with most essential oils, dilute before using on skin. Perform a patch test before use if essential oil sensitivity is suspected.DO not take essential oils internally. Do not use on children or pets. Seek advice from a trained aromatherapist before using on people with compromised immune systems. Keep away from eyes and mucus membranes.
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