Vitex Essential Oil


Vitex essential oil has a strong yet interesting aroma.  When inhaled, it relieves menopausal anxiety and mood swings.

It reduces emotional symptoms connected with hormonal imbalance or PMS.

It stabilizes the emotional body and relaxes mental stress.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Spicy, green, minty, medicinal notes

Heart Note:   Minty, peppery, resinous, spicy notes

Base Note:   Woody, resinous, minty, spicy, notes with a sweet undertone

Classification:  Heart note

Tenacity:  Medium

The aroma of vitex essential oil is potent.  It can be blended with citrus oils, conifer oils,  lavender, vetiver or other oils to make it more appealing.

In natural perfumery, it adds interest for herbal and forest perfumes, incenses, and spice notes.  It should be used sparingly when blending, until one is familiar with the aromatic strength of the oil.



More About Our Vitex Essential Oil

Size:  1.5 ml amber glass vial  OR  5 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Croatia

Distillation:  Steam distilled from wild berries

Botanical Name:  Vitex agnus castus

Note:  Vitex bush is also known as “Chasteberry”.

Homeopathic Properties of Vitex Essential Oil


Internaloral, inhalation, suppository

External––topical application, massage, bath, local or spinal compress, application to energy centers and meridian points

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Vitex essential oil comes from an herbal medicinal that has been in use for over 2,000 years.  It is a powerful heart tonic, helping to strengthen the heart and cardiovascular system.

It is best known for its wonderful hormone balancing properties.  It is helpful for women with symptoms of PMS or menopause, and helps with moodiness, bloating,  painful or irregular periods, and water retention.  It balances estrogen and progesterone production, and can help balance hormone production after the use of birth control pills.

It can be used safely through the third month of pregnancy to prevent miscarriage.   After 3 months, it may cause premature milk production.

It is also helpful for men, as it regulates hormone production and enhances pituitary function.

It has been found to relieve pain and reduce inflammation associated with fibrocystic disease.  This oil is a true tonic oil, and can be used for long periods of time without creating non-beneficial effects.


  • Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage.
  • Avoid during pregnancy after the first trimester.
  • Avoid use with infants or small children.
  • Avoid essential oil contact with eyes.
  • Store safely out of the reach of children.
  • All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional.  Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.025 kg

1.5 ml amber vial, 5 ml violet glass bottle

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