(Vitex agnus-Angus)

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A plant of that in women, sexual art increased, preventing the indifference and an mg, vitex Agnus castus (Vitaxnus), which is the way the pill-is presented. This drug from the plant five finger (Vitex agnus-Angus) prep

ared in the form of drops or tablet shall be used. This drug in the treatment of women’s high consumption of indifference. The important effects of these pills and drops include works by removing the menstrual disorders, menopausal disorders, ovarian cysts, uterine and in effective, effective in the prevention of amblyopia, fibrom ovaries, infertility in some effective, effective in removing acne and acne on the other types of ladies and women’s problem which is related to hormone therapy disorders. Acts vitex Agnus-castus with regulation of hormones, in addition to the works of zakrshdah in mm and the indifference of the ladies. This form of vitex Agnus for two pills and drops and works prepared and yksani. Vitex Agnus castus in all pharmacies and supply to consumers without a prescription. The necessary information on the site is provided with the medication.

In ancient times it was believed to be an anaphrodisiac, hence the name chaste tree. Pliny, in his Historia Naturalis, reports the use of stems and leaves of this plant by women as bedding “to cool the heat of lust” during the time of the Thesmophoria, when Athenian women left their husbands’ beds to remain ritually chaste. At the end of the thirteenth century John Trevisa reports of it “the herbe agnus-castus is always grene, and the flowre therof is namly callyd Agnus Castus, for wyth smel and vse it maketh men chaste as a lombe” Chaucer, in “The Flower and the Leaf,” refers to it as an attribute of the chaste Diana, and in the 16th century the English herbalist William Turner reports the same anaphrodisiac properties of the seed, both fried and not fried. More recently, this plant has been called monk’s pepper in the thought that it was used as anti-libido medicine by monks to aid their attempts to remain chaste. There are disputed accounts regarding its actual action on libido, with some claims that it is anaphrodisiac and others that it is aphrodisiac. Because of the complex mechanism of action it can be probably both, depending on concentration of the extract and physiologic variables

Clinical studies have demonstrated effectivness of standardised and controlled medications produced from extract of the plant in the management of premenstrual stress syndrome (PMS), and cyclical breast pain (mastalgia)The medication is recommended in Germany

The mechanism of action is not fully understood but it is assumed that it has dopaminergic effects resulting in changes of prolactin secretion. At low doses, such as might have been used in previous centuries for suppression of sexual desire, it inhibits activation of dopamine 2 receptor by competitive binding, causing a slight increase in release of prolactin. In higher concentrations, as in modern extracts, the binding activity is sufficient to reduce the release of prolactin. A study has found that treatment of 20 healthy men with higher doses of Vitex agnus-castus was associated with a slight reduction of prolactin levels, whereas lower doses caused a slight increase as compared to doses of placebo A decrease of prolactin will influence levels of Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and estrogen in women; and testosterone in men. Dopaminergic compounds (diterpenes with prolactin-suppressive effects that were almost identical in their prolactin-suppressive properties than dopamine itself) present in Vitex agnus castus seem likely to be the clinically important compounds which improve premenstrual mastodynia and possibly also psycho-somatic symptoms of PMS.Mechanism of action

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