Chaste tree

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus castus) may provide some benefit in women with endometriosis, although direct evidence is lacking. Studies show that it alleviates many symptoms associated

Table 12-1. Natural Interventions for Endometriosis

Interventions

Doses

Eicosapentaenoic acid

1-3 g per day

Docosahexaenoic acid

1-3 g per day

a-linolenic acid

1.2-2 g per day

g-linolenic acid

900-1,500 mg per day

Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols)

400-800 IU per day

Vitamin C

1-3 g per day

b-carotene

25,000-50,000 IU per day

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum)

420 mg per day, standardized

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