Wildcrafted Vitex Essential Oil – Vitex agnus castus – Wildcrafted, Leaf/Berry, Turkey 5 ml.
Lady luck graced ladies everywhere when she created pure vitex essential oil. Actually, it’s not luck that makes vitex so vital for women, it’s instead due to the seemingly magical components of this natural remedy.
Vitex essential oil aromatherapy is best known for its ability to alleviate the symptoms of menopause, menstruation and other female woes that can otherwise be uncomfortable or even feel downright impossible. Learn more about the amazing benefits of Vitex in our learning center blog here.
The official name of the shrub from whence the oil comes is Vitex agnus castus, also known as chaste tree. The plant grows heartily in Turkey, where the essential oil is wildcrafted from the berries and leaves.
The berries are sometimes referred to chasteberries and, as the name implies, they were once used to promote chastity in men. History says the chasteberries worked so well at removing the sexual desire in Medieval monasteries that it become a regular ingredient in many dishes. Hence its nickname became “monks pepper.”
Wildcrafted Vitex Essential Oil Benefits
When it comes to what vitex essential oil can do for women, the benefits are a whole different story. The essential oil helps balance hormones during all stages of a woman’s life. The balancing comes from vitex’s effect on the pituitary gland, which normalizes levels of progesterone.
Women do not have to wait until menopause to benefit from therapeutic vitex essential oil aromatherapy, and you can enjoy it on its own or blended with complimentary essential oils. Try it mingled with valerian, rose, geranium or clary sage to further enhance your overall aromatherapy experience.
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