Mare Mood Stabilizer & Cushings Symptom Stabilizer
Orgin Name - Latin: Vitex agnus-castus
Chaste-tree berry has been used for thousands of years, mostly by women to ease menstrual problems and to stimulate the production of breast milk. Chaste-tree berries also regulates the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus, therefore making it a great supplement for horses with Cushings Disease.
Do not use with pregnant animals.
Do not use at the same time as pharmaceuticals such as Pergolide or Regimate.
Side Effects and Cautions:
Chaste berry has not been associated with serious side effects. However, large doses (over 4 oz daily) may cause gastrointestinal discomfort in some horses. Watch your horse’s mannerisms and add salt to encourage water intake.
Mare’s attitude at her heat cycle:
Dosage: 1-2 teaspoon twice daily for 3 weeks on then 1 week off. May be increased by 1 teaspoon per day during the mare’s heat cycle.
Cushings Disease Diagnosis – Chaste Berry is not a cure but will aid with hair shed out, increased circulation, regulate pituitary gland and hypothalamus.
Dosage: 6-15g (1/2 to 1 oz), 2 x day. 4 weeks on then 1 week off)
This product may be administered to lactating mares to aid with milk production.