• Dr. Bill Rawls

    ABOUT BILL RAWLS, M.D.

    Dr. Rawls' groundbreaking approach to wellness comes from decades of practicing medicine, extensive research in alternative therapies, and firsthand experience helping thousands find their path to wellness. Dr. Rawls is a best-selling author, Medical Director and Co-Founder of Vital Plan, a holistic health company and Certified B Corporation.
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    Vitex
    By Vital Plan
    Reviewed by Bill Rawls, MD
    Medical Director of Vital Plan

    Vitex is a shrub common to southern Europe and the Mediterranean basin. Its round black berries have been used since ancient times to bring balance to the female reproductive system.

    Vitex acts as an herbal tonic, specific for the female reproductive system.* It is thought to work by supporting normal ovarian function by affecting the pituitary gland.* Vitex is beneficial for menstrual imbalance, but allow 3-6 months for it to be fully effective.*

    Vitex can help reduce the effects of:*

    •  Healthy menstrual balance
    •  Mild menstrual discomfort
    •  Mildly irregular periods
    •  Early menopausal symptoms
    •  Supporting healthy skin complexion associated with menstrual changes

    Side Effects and Cautions: Vitex is generally very well tolerated. Side effects are rare and include mild upset stomach, itching, rash, fatigue, and hair loss. Caution is advised if used with drugs that affect dopamine such as haloperidol (antipsychotic) or metoclopramide (anti-nausea), but no other drug interactions are known. Vitex should be discontinued after pregnancy is present.

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    *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Always consult your qualified healthcare provider before beginning any diet or program.
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    About the Medical Director
    Dr. Bill Rawls
    Dr. Rawls is a licensed medical doctor in North Carolina and a leading expert in integrative health. He has extensive training in alternative therapies, and is the Medical Director of Vital Plan, a holistic health and herbal supplement company in Raleigh, NC.
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