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Vitex tightens the pores of the skin. Latin name: Vitex agnus castus Family: Verbenaceae Part of the plant used: Berries Appearance: yellowish to greenish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health Antispasmodic, astringent Indications Acne, menstrual cramps, breast pain Cosmetics Poultices, cream youth, gel, massage oil, purifying lotion, mask How to use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of dried vitex berries you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children Respect the recommended dosages For external use only Possible interactions with contraceptives, antipsychotics, estrogen supplements used in In vitro fertilization procedures. Consult a physician before using vitex if you are taking any of these medications. I recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using any herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or taking any medications.

Vitex | Organic

SKU: H0089
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