Definition of vitex in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvīteks/


1 another term for chaste tree.
2A medicinal preparation extracted from the berries of the chaste tree, used to treat gynecological conditions.
Example sentences
  • Chaste tree berry, also known as vitex, is sometimes given to alleviate vaginal dryness and moodiness associated with menopause.
  • He has found success, however, with a supplement containing black cohosh and vitex, also known as chaste tree berry.
  • Like estrogen, this ‘female hormone’ is also present in males; during sleep your prolactin levels rise sharply, and taking a supplement with vitex can help keep your natural testosterone levels up.

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Syllabification: vi·tex

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