Chaste tree berry (Vitex agnus-catus) or monk’s pepper, is the g d fresh fruit associated with the chaste tree. It’s thought that the true name chaste berry comes from the dark Ages when monks reportedly utilized this g d fresh fruit to diminish their sexual interest. This might assist them avoid intercourse so they really could stay chaste. Though there may not be large amount of evidence to guide this use of chaste berry it points towards the powerful hormone ramifications of this plant. Continue reading Brian Levine, MD, MS, FACOG, is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, along with in reproductive endocrinology and sterility.