A. Vogel Agnus castus 50ml
- Tincture of Agnus castus berries or fruit
- Helps maintain normal balance of female hormones
- Used to help relieve premenstrual symptoms such as irritability, mood swings, breast tenderness, bloating and menstrual cramps
- Each dose provides 500mg of extract equivalent to 50mg Agnus castus dried berries
Adults: 15-20 drops in a little water twice daily.
Children: This product is not recommended for children under 14 years of age.
Women experiencing premenstrual symptoms:
15 to 20 drops in a little water twice daily. Taking the maximum daily dose, you get 1,000 mg of Agnus castus extract, equivalent to 100mg dried berries. The effects of this product may not be felt immediately. For best results you may need to take this product for up to 3 months. Do not take more than 40 drops a day. Not for use in children or those under 18 years of age. Do not use if you have a pituitary gland disorder, are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding. See your doctor before taking any form of Agnus castus if you are suffering from an estrogen's -sensitive cancer, have suffered from a pituitary disorder or antagonists, estrogens' or anti-estrogens'. Side effects As with all herbal products or supplements, side effects can occur with use of Agnus castus. The frequency of these side effects is not known – this means it is not known how often these reactions occur as there have not been enough reports to allow this information to be calculated. Possible side effects resulting from use of Agnus Castus are: Headaches, dizziness, acne or menstrual disorders Digestive symptoms such as nausea or abdominal pain Allergic skin reactions Other allergic reactions – severe swelling of the face, breathlessness and difficulty swallowing. If these occur, stop taking the medicine immediately and seek medical advice. It is a shrub which grows up to 5m in height with delicate lavender or violet flowers. The plant grows mainly in the Mediterranean, although it also thrives in sub-tropical regions of Africa and the USA. It is the fruit from the plant which is used medicinally. This use has been recorded since the time of Hippocrates. It was believed to be an anti-aphrodisiac, which explains some of the common names applied to Agnus castus including ‘Chaste Tree’, ‘Monk’s Pepper’ and ‘Chasteberry’.
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