Chasteberry is traditionally regarded as a woman’s herb, but it is used to normalize hormone imbalances in women and lower testosterone levels in men as well.
Chasteberry eases discomfort in menstruation, irregular cycles, menopause, PMS mood swings, pain control, water retention, hot flushes, breast tenderness plus many more hormone deficient symptoms.
In men the Chasteberry Tree lowers testosterone levels due to its anti-androgen activity and also suppresses the onset of prostate cancer.
Chasteberry is world renowned for its ability to assist in pituitary gland health normalizing the gland function in both men and women. It regulates progesterone and prolactin function and in so doing has a considerable influence on the bodies hormone balance.
Even though there is conflicting opinions of the use of Chasteberry during pregnancy, it is highly regarded for its role in conception and sustaining pregnancies. It is a fact that progesterone hormone plays a key role in this regard. Low levels of progesterone may be associated with the thinning of the uterus lining, corpus luteum insufficiency and luteal phase defects, the main causes of infertility and miscarriages.
For women’s health Chasteberry regulates menstrual cycles, treats amenorrhea (Absence of menstruation), dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation), and endometriosis. Chasteberry assist in stabilizing hormone levels to reduce menopausal symptoms like hot flushes, sweating, vaginal dryness and mild depression.
Chasteberry is extremely effective against Candida, neutralizes free-radicals, act as an anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer treatment.
For men Chasteberry is used for impotence, enlarge prostate and swollen testicles and is used to attack the problem at it source.