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Ttc. My doctor prescribed me vitex for mild PCOS along with progesterone drops. What does vitex do exactly. All I have read is regarding PMS symptoms.

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer
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B"sd Is your dr a herbalist? "Vitex agnus-castus, also called vitex, chaste tree .
.. long believed to be an anaphrodisiac but its effectiveness remains controversial..modern uses include premenstrual syndrome, uterine disorders and mastodynia". See Activation of the mu-opiate receptor by Vitex agnus-castus methanol extracts: implication for its use in PMS. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006;106(2):216-21.

In brief: Alternative medicine

B"sd Is your dr a herbalist? "Vitex agnus-castus, also called vitex, chaste tree .
.. long believed to be an anaphrodisiac but its effectiveness remains controversial..modern uses include premenstrual syndrome, uterine disorders and mastodynia". See Activation of the mu-opiate receptor by Vitex agnus-castus methanol extracts: implication for its use in PMS. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006;106(2):216-21.
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