How to Make and Use Chasteberry Tea for PMS & Menopause Symptoms

Do you know that there is a natural remedy for improving women’s fertility? Yes, and it is a very powerful one. We are talking about chaste berries, an herb known as monk’s pepper. Its use dates back to ancient times. Today women still use it for boosting their hormone health. The wide usage by women in general, makes this herb to be known as the female herb. However, men can use it too, as it is very good for increasing urinal flow.

Chasteberry’s history

Chaste berries are fruit that grows on the tree chaste that belongs to the mint family. Primarily this tree could be found in western Asia and south-western Europe. Its history is very interesting.

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The Greek physician Dioscorides, in order to help his male patients to reduce their libido and promote their chastity, gave them a chasteberry drink. That is why to this fruit’s name was added the prefix – chaste.

Flowers of chaste berry tree bloom in late summer and last until mid-autumn. Their color is violet-blue and they are sweet-scented.

Chasteberry’s health benefits

This fruit has great benefits for your health.

It can reduce menstruation pain

In 2005, American Family Physician published a study that showed that chaste berries relieve menstruation ache and reduce the discomfort of the breasts.

It relieves symptoms associated with PMS, such as irritability, depression, and bloating.

Chasteberry is great for keeping a balance between progesterone and estrogen levels. It also helps women to handle PMS symptoms much easier. More than 90% of the women have reported that this herb helped them to soothe their PMS difficulties.

It regulates the menstrual cycle

Women who have irregular menstruation can eat this fruit to regulate their menstrual flow.

It relieves endometriosis symptoms

Extract from this fruit can alleviate the pain from this condition. For optimal effects, take chaste berries for at least 12 months.

It is good for men’s reproductive health

Chaste berries can elevate the urine flow helping those who have prostatic hyperplasia.

Other health benefits of Chasteberry

  • It alleviates colds
  • Relieves headaches and migraines
  • Reduces eye and joint pain
  • Lowers swelling and inflammation
  • Promotes acne healing

 

Chasteberry tea

If you want to make a tea from chaste berries, write down this recipe:

  • Four cups of water
  • One tablespoon of rose petals
  • Ona tablespoon of whole and crushed chaste berries
  • One tablespoon of hibiscus flowers
  • One tablespoon of crushed star anise
  • One tablespoon of cinnamon
  • One tablespoon of honey (or maple syrup)

 

How to prepare?

Soak all the herbs and spices in a hot water for ten minutes. After that remove them and sweeten the tea according to your will.