MenoFix™ - Research Brief

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Indication: premenstrual syndrome, hormonal imbalance, estrogen deficiency, menstrual irregularities.

Actions: helps normalize female hormonal  balance, reduces the premenstrual syndrome (PMS)  symptoms, supports the health of female reproductive system, strengthens the nervous system, vitamin and mineral support for women’s health.

Ingredients (per 1 capsule):

vitamin A (as beta carotene) – 2000 IU, vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium ascorbate, ascorbyl palmitate, acerola (Malpighia glabra L) 4:1 fruit extract, rose hips (Rosa rugosa) powder)  – 30 mg, vitamin E (as d-alfa-tocopheryl succinate) – 15 IU, thiamin (as thiamin HCl) – 2 mg, riboflavin – 0.9 mg, niacin (as niacin and niacinamide) – 15 mg, vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl) – 3 mg, folate – 200 mcg, vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) – 2.5 mcg, iron (as carbonyl iron) – 7 mg, iodine (from Ascophyllum nodosum) – 50 mcg, zinc (as zinc citrate) – 7.5 mg, selenium (as selenium + GPM) – 35 mcg, copper (as copper gluconate)– 1 mg, black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)) (12:1) root extract [8% triterpene glycosides (as 27-deoxyactein)] (equivalent to 78 mg of crude herb) – 6.5 mg, chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) berry extract (4:1) (0.5% total agnusides and 0.15% aucubin) (equivalent to 1000 mg of crude herb) – 250 mg.


MenoFix™ - Research Brief:

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) berries contain several different constituents, including flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, and terpenoids.

Although it contains no hormones or hormone-like substances, the herb influences hormonal activity by stimulating the pituitary gland to produce more luteinizing hormone (LH).  It also indirectly increases progesterone levels and regulates estrogen/progesterone balance, which helps to normalize menstrual cycle.

Vitex also acts to lower elevated levels of another pituitary hormone, prolactin (the hormone that stimulates the breasts to make milk). Prolactin should be in balance with follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone. High prolactin levels can cause amenorrhea (absent menstrual cycles). In such cases vitex may be useful in reestablishing a normal monthly cycle.

Before their periods, many women find themselves irritable, depressed, and bloated. These typical PMS symptoms may occur because of an insufficient production of progesterone in the two weeks prior to menstruation. Vitex helps to normalize the ratio of progesterone to estrogen, thus providing relief from these monthly discomforts.

Many women suffer from the premenstrual breast tenderness and pain. Vitex's ability to lower prolactin concentrations as well as to restore the estrogen-progesterone balance may offer significant relief.

A woman with too much prolactin and too little progesterone in her body may not ovulate regularly, which make it difficult to become pregnant. Vitex can help to lower prolactin levels and aid in the normal functioning of the ovaries, thus providing opportunities for conception.