Safety of Vitex

When used appropriately, vitex is probably safe for many people. However, some people may be more likely to experience problems. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this supplement if you have:
  • Hormone-sensitive conditions, such as:


    • Cancer
    • Uterine fibroids
    • Endometriosis
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Is Vitex Safe? for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not clear what exactly to expect from an overdose with this herb. If you think you or someone else may have taken too much, it is important to seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Vitex Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods for Vitex

Refer to the label of your individual product for information on how best to store this supplement. Keep all medications and supplements out of the reach of children.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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