Herbal Information for Chaste Tree Berries in Powder Form
Common Name: Chaste Tree, Chaste Tree Berries, Monk's Pepper, Chaste Berry
Botanical Name: Vitex agnus castus
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Fine Powder
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Certified Organic: Yes, USDA Organic
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:
- 3,6,7,4'-trtramethyllether of 6 hydoxy-camhpor oil
Additional Information About Chaste Tree Berries
Chaste is commonly used by women, as Chaste Tree Berry, is an herb to promote healthy menstrual cycle. This beautiful pink violet flowering shrub is found in the Mediterranean basin. The small round black berries have been used by women for eons helping to bring balance to the female reproductive organs.
- Support Female Hormones
- Positive Benefits to the Pituitary Glands
- Promotes Healthy Skin
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
Parts of Plants Tincture Decoction Syrup/Gargle Topical/Facial Tea/Infusion Cooking Hard/Dried Berries YES YES YES Grind First NO YES Soft Fruit YES YES YES YES YES YES Leaves YES YES YES YES YES YES Roots/Tubers YES YES Decoct First Grind First NO YES Bark YES YES Decoct First Grind First NO YES Stems YES YES Decoct First Grind First YES YES Flowers YES YES Make Tea First Grind First YES YES
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209200-51Global Trade Item Number: 767963010735Manufacturer Part Number 209200-51Condition: NewAvailability: Ships in one dayWidth: 8.00 (in)Height: 10.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)