Bio Health Periagna - Agnus Castus (Vitex agnus castus L) is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to help relieve premenstrual symptoms such as irritability, mood swings, breast tenderness, bloating and menstrual cramps, based on traditional use only. The herbal ingredients are from organic, wild crafted (non-threatened species) or cultivated plants and conform to accepted scientific standards, British Pharmacopoeia, European Pharmacopoeia and British Herbal Pharmacopoeia.
Agnus castus, also known as Vitex or Chaste berry, contains several different constituents, including flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, and terpenoids. The whole fruit extract, rather than one of its individual constituents, appears to be necessary for the activity of agnus castus.
Bio Health products are totally additive-free supplements of medicinal quality and are totally free also from ingredients that have been genetically modified.
Bio Health Periagna is free from artificial colours or flavours, synthetic preservatives, chemical excipients, binders, fillers or coatings and no added starch, sugar, salt, lactose or gluten.
Directions: As a food supplement, for women over 18 experiencing premenstrual symptoms and for the temporary relief of symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome, take 1 capsule 2 times a day, morning and night, swallowed with water. As treatment effects may not be apparent immediately, the product may need to be taken up to 3 months continuously. Maximum daily dose:- 2 capsules. Duration of use:- If symptoms persist, worsen or do not improve after 3 months use of PERIAGNA, a doctor or a qualified healthcare practitioner should be consulted.
Do not take if on the birth control pill or if embarking on infertility treatment. Hypersensitivity to Agnus castus or any of the excipients. This product should not be used by women with a pituitary disorder. This product is not recommended for use in children or adolescents under 18 years of age. The safety of agnus castus during pregnancy and lactation has not been established. Therefore this product must not be used during pregnancy or lactation. Patients who suffer or suffered from an oestrogen-sensitive cancer should consult their doctor before using the product. Patients who are using dopamine agonists, dopamine antagonists, oestrogens and antioestrogens should consult their doctor before using the product. Because of the possible dopaminergic and oestrogenic effects of Vitex agnus-castus fruits interactions with dopamine agonists, dopamine antagonists, oestrogens and antioestrogens cannot be excluded. Vitex agnus-castus fruits are thought to act on the pituitary-hypothalamic axis and therefore patients with a history of a pituitary disorder should consult with a doctor before using this product. In cases of prolactin secreting tumours of the pituitary gland the intake of Vitex agnus-castus fruits can mask symptoms of the tumour.
Each PeriAgna tablet contains Agnus castus fruit (Vitex agnus castus L) 400mg
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