Chasteberry tea

Required material

1 tsp chasteberry tea

1 cup hot water

Application

Pour the boiling water over the tea and leave to infuse for approx. 10 minutes.

To stabilise the menstrual cycle, drink 2 cups per day for 6 weeks.

Then stop taking the tea for one week to reduce the side effects and a possible loss of effectiveness.

Many finished products containing chasteberry are sold in pharmacies and drug stores.

Warning

Chasteberry should not be taken by pregnant or breastfeeding women, young girls during puberty, or women suffering from cancer or thyroid problems. Side effects such as diarrhoea or an itchy skin rash can occur sometimes.

Effect

Chasteberry tea can have the following effects:

  • Regulates the menstrual cycle
  • Relieves symptoms of menopause
  • Balances hormones

Helps against

Menstrual disorders, painful periods, irregular periods, hot flushes, breast tightness, PMS

Synonyms

chasteberry tea, monk’s pepper tea, tea from chasteberry