chaste tree berry
(chayst ... BAYR-ee)
made from the fruit of the chaste tree
(Vitex agnus-castus) found
in parts of Asia and Europe. It is claimed to treat infertility and to lessen symptoms that may occur before or during a woman’s menstrual period, such as headaches and irregular bleeding. Chaste tree berry may affect levels of reproductive hormones in the blood.
It is a type of phytomedicine. Also called monk’s pepper and Vitex.