WomenSense Vitex Chasteberry Extract by Natural Factors
Natural Factors - WomenSense Vitex Chasteberry Extract 80 mg. - 90 Capsules
Natural Factors Vitex Chasteberry Extract helps to balance hormones and minimize symptoms associated with hormone inbalances in women from premenstrual through menopausal ages.
Parts used and where grown
Vitex grows in Mediterranean countries and central Asia. The dried fruit, which has a pepper-like aroma and flavor, is used in herbal medicine preparations.
Historical or traditional use
Hippocrates, Dioscorides, and Theophrastus mention the use of vitex for a wide variety of conditions, including hemorrhage following childbirth and assisting with the “passing of afterbirth.” Decoctions of the fruit and plant were also used in sitz baths for diseases of the uterus. In addition, vitex was believed to suppress libido and inspire chastity, which explains one of its common names, chaste tree.
Natural Factors priority is enhancing people's health.
- They offer more than 300 different formulas available exclusively at natural health stores.
- They are family-owned, Canadian-based business.
- They have produced and sold quality supplements to North Americans for more than 50 years.
- They grow their own herbs, organically and process them fresh from the fields.
- They test and standardize herbs for total quality control.
- Their science team includes medical doctors, naturopathic physicians, researchers and herbalists from around the world.
- They create new, condition-specific formulas that are clinically proven to work.
- Their laboratory facilities comply with Good Laboratory Practices and are among the finest in North America.
- They meet or exceed Canadian Government Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines and all Health Canada and FDA regulatory requirements
A quality herbal product starts with the highest quality fresh organic plant material. The efficacy of herbal products has always been affected by growing conditions, harvesting, processing and storage. At Factor Farms in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada our quality can be guaranteed as we control the entire process from seedling to finished product.
To grow herbs organically no chemical fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides or pesticides are allowed. We use only natural substances that have been approved by the organic industry. You can be assured that the fresh herb extracts contain no traces of unwanted chemical. Even the seed and plant sources are organic.
To be organically certified, certification inspectors work closely with growers to ensure that the organic standards are adhered to. We must keep detailed records of what we use on our farm. Even after harvest, processing is regulated so that no harmful chemicals are used to manufacture the fresh herb extracts.
Local cultivation of medicinal herbs at Factors Farms ensures that the herbs are picked, processed, and extracted at just the right time when the active ingredients are at their peak.
Natural Factor knows that the natural habitats of many herbs are shrinking and that over-harvesting from the wild can endanger native medicinal plant populations. So organic cultivation of herbs is preferred over "wild crafting".
1 capsule per day preferably before breakfast or as directed by a health professional. Up to 3 capsules can be taken daily.
Keep out of reach of children.
Not recommended during pregnancy. If you are taking any other medications, consult your health practitioner.
|Natural Factors - WomenSense Vitex Chasteberry Extract 80 mg|
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
||Amount Per Serving
|Chasteberry (Vitex agnus-castus ),
| Aucubin (0.6%)
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
|Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (cellulose, purified water, silica), cellulose, magnesium stearate (vegetable grade).|
Contains no artificial preservatives, color or sweeteners; no dairy, soy, wheat or yeast.
About Natural Factors
Natural Factors’ supplements are part of a holistic approach to personal health. Roland Gahler is Natural Factors' visionary leader. His investment in people, science and technology has contributed to the creation of natural health formulas that are safe, reliable and effective. The company’s goal is to deliver supplements which marry the wisdom of ancient herbal physicians and the science of modern clinical research to enhance the health of consumers everywhere.
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havent been taking it very long but I have already noticed a difference my hormones are no longer getting the best of me and it has been more then 2 weeks since my last period now wont know until the end of June if it helps with fertility when my husband gets home from Afghanistan keeping my fingers crossed :)