Nature's Way Vitex fruit or Chaste tree is a traditional woman's dietary supplement.
Vitex is widely used to promote overall health and balance in a woman's cycle.
Vitex stimulates the adrenals to regulate blood estrogen/ progesterone ratios to produce progesterone-like effects for decreased menopausal symptoms.
Some supplements are suitable for both men and women of all ages as well as children. But other supplements are specifically targeted to the aging woman or man. Another supplement is especially suitable for athletes, regardless of gender.
- women 50+
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- a dietary supplement is not a subsitute for a healthy diet ; do not exceed recommended dose
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Plastics in our bodyOnly fairly recently we have become aware of the dangers of plastics in our environment.
For a long time we thought these plastics would not be of any concern to us. However, invariably, most plastics end up somewhere in the environment: they sit at the bottom of the sea, mix into beach sand, and blow in the wind. They’re also inside us.
It's possible that humans may be consuming anywhere from 39 to 52 thousand microplastic particles a year. With added estimates of how much microplastic might be inhaled, that number is more than 74 thousand.
People who drink only bottled water ingest an additional 90 thousand particles.
When researchers from Johns Hopkins looked at the impact of eating seafood contaminated with microplastics, they too found the accumulated plastic could damage the immune system and upset a gut's balance.
Scientists are scrambling to understand the dose at which microplastics start to have noticeable health effects. Like air pollution or harmful construction materials, those who have more exposure or pre-existing conditions may be less able to tolerate plastic.
How did menstruation become a taboo word?
Why don’t we call menstruation by its name but use expressions like 'auntie Flo comes for a visit'? Euphemisms serve a purpose. They give us words to talk about things that are considered culturally taboo.
Menstruation stigma is a form of misogyny. Negative taboos condition us to understand menstrual function as something to be hidden, something shameful. And by not naming a thing, we reinforce the idea that the thing should not be named.
But have periods always needed code words. Where did these words come from, and how did they come about? Were periods always considered a negative experience?
Menstrual euphemisms and taboos are old. But not all societies view menstruation negatively.
Menstrual taboos are found in the holy books like the Quran or the Bible"
“…in her menstrual impurity; she is unclean… whoever touches…shall be unclean and shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean until evening” Leviticus 15
Taboos on menstruation may have existed before agriculture started or even before languages fully evolved.
Take 1 capsule two or three times daily for eight to twelve weeks. Thereafter, take 1 capsule daily.
Vitex works gently. Best results obtained with continuous, long-term use.
contains per daily serving (1 capsule)
Vitex agnus-castus (fruit) 400mg
active ingredient (Vitex fruit), filler (magnesium stearate), capsule (vegetable hypromellose)
keep dry and closed at normal room temperature
keep out of reach of young children
Do not use during pregnancy
contains no familiar allergens (wheat, gluten, soy, lupin, nuts, tree nuts, celery, mustard, sesame seeds, dairy, egg, fish/shellfish or mollusks)
suitable for vegetarians and vegans