Vitex Wild Crafted Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Vitex Agnus-Castus. Also known as: Agnus Castus, Chaste Tree, Chaste Berry, Monk’s Pepper

Country of Origin: Turkey

Cultivation Method: Wild Crafted

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Berries and Leaves

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle 

Aromatic Description: This essential oil has the characteristics of vitex plant with woody aroma

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) This herb is “a women’s herb”.  Vitex (Chaste berry) is widely used in Germany by family physicians and gynecologists.

Blends well with: Lavender 40/42, Clary Sage, Rose Absolute (Morocco), Valerian Root, and Geranium

History: Vitex has long been the herb of choice for easing women's monthly discomforts. Chaste berry contains unique plant-derived nutrients that have special effects on women's health. These nutrients are often concentrated to provide a consistent, reliable product. When searching for a Chaste berry supplement, look for a standardized product to ensure uniform potency. Has been used since ancient times as a female remedy. One of its properties was to reduce sexual desire, and it is recorded that Roman wives whose husbands were abroad with the legions spread the aromatic leaves on their couches for this purpose. It became known as the chaste berry tree. During the Middle Ages, Chaste berry was called "Monk's pepper" or "Cloister pepper." 

Wild Crafted: This oil is Wild Crafted. Wild Crafted Oils are usually organic but not certified, normally because there is no certifying agency in the area where it is grown. Wild crafted oils are grown wild, without the use of fertilizers or pesticides - grown naturally in areas where the plants are native to the region. Not commercially cultivated.

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General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.