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Chasteberry Relief for Hot Flashes
Vitex (Chasteberry) â€“ Chasteberry has been reported, along with other hot flash herbs, to regulate and normalize hormone production. It is especially beneficial, and the herb has helped many women, to relieve the challenges and discomfort that come with menopause.Â Good news it isÂ also reported to lessen hot flashes.
What Studies Report
Studies confirmedÂ that Chasteberry, as well as other hot flash herbs,Â increase the production of lutenizing hormones, enhancing the progesterone cycle. Studies indicated it inhibits the release of the follicle-stimulating hormone, FSH, and normalizes the estrogen cycle.Â A scientific study using a tincture of dried vitex berries found that a month or two of using this herb normalized menstrual cycles and reduced flow. ChasteberryÂ has been found to be effective if taken over a prolonged period of time. The use of chasteberry was made popular by a German pharmaceutical firm in the 1950s. There are many hot flash herbs that may provide you with relief from your hot flashes.