Can herbs, such as black cohosh and agnus castus, help to boost fertility?
There is growing evidence that they can but it is limited to small studies. A 2006 review of the use of herbs in gynaecology found good evidence that herbs, such as black cohosh and Vitex agnus castus (chasteberry), can be useful in alleviating the symptoms of the menopause or premenstrual syndrome, respectively. However, the author concluded that there was too little research to give a solid recommendation for their use in the treatment of infertility. Nevertheless, the herbs that showed some promise for improving fertility for women in preliminary trials included agnus castus, antioxidants, and Fertility Blend. Agnus castus has a balancing effect on the pituitary gland in favour of progesterone and can regularise your periods, while antioxidants are known to reduce the damage the cells in our bodies suffer from the oxygen in the atmosphere. Fertility Blend for women is a nutritional supplement which contains agnus castus, antioxidants, an amino acid, folic acid and other vitamins and