Chaste berry or Vitex, is a flowering shrub native to the Mediterranean region, The fruit of the plant has a long history of use in the preparation of tonics. Powdered chaste berry is usually encapsulated. Although considered safe, potential hormonal effects indicate that this herb should not be used during pregnancy.
Infuse chaste berry powder in carrier oil to make salves, ointments and other topical formulations.
Store in a tightly-sealed container in a cool, dark place.