Vitex essential oil has a unique aroma emitting a complex collage of sweetness, mint and camphor. Our subjective experience is that women resonate to this novel aroma.
While not recommended internally, some women respond positively when Vitex essential oil is mixed with carrier oils – and other essential oils as seen fit – and gently dabbed on to wrists, ankles and pulse points on the body, or as a massage oil. Diffused, it sets forth an air of balanced wellness and focus. Some people diffuse it occasionally for natural sleep support.
This healthy essential oil is extracted from berries and leaves of the Chaste tree which grows in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. The aerial parts, leaves and berries are steam distilled.
Botanical Name: Vitex agnus castus
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf/Berry
Blends Well With: Clary Sage, Florals, and Woods
Aroma:Earthy, fresh, sweet, with Dill-like undertones
Color: Clear to Pale Yellow
Safety: Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. May cause certain medication contraindications. Avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
PMS: Add 6 drops Vitex, 6 drops Clary Sage and 6 drops Lavender to 1 oz of Fenugreek carrier oil. Have a partner massage onto back, hips and rub onto abdomen.
COOL SPRAY: Add 4 drops Vitex, 4 drops Spearmint and 4 drops Geranium to Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer’s recommended amount). Let sit, then add to 2 oz distilled water in a spray bottle. Mist onto skin. Shelf life: 1 week
FRUSTRATION: Diffuse Vitex using the Thera Lux diffuser, or add to a bowl of pink Himalayan salt and place next to your lounging area for natural diffusion.
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