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There is also evidence that chasteberry might help improve acne after about six months of use.
Studies are beginning to show that chasteberry may help women who have trouble getting pregnant because they don't have enough of the hormone progesterone. But chasteberry doesn't work quickly. Women may need to be treated for up to 7 months.
There isn't enough information to know if chasteberry is effective for the other conditions people use it for, including: menopausal symptoms, prevention of miscarriage, enlarged prostate, and many others.
Possibly Effective for...
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Infertility in women, menopausal symptoms, cyclical breast pain, prevention of miscarriage, enlarged prostate, increasing lactation, insect repellent, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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