The herb chasteberry can also be used to treat cyclical mastalgia and other symptoms of PMS. This herb has a positive effect on the pituitary gland to suppress the release of prolactin, a hormone responsible for PMS symptoms, including tender and painful breasts.
- The typical dose of dry chasteberry extract is 20 mg, 1 to 3 times a day.
- You can also take chasteberry as a liquid extract. Add 40 drops to a glass of water and drink it once in the morning.
Follow either of these remedies for at least 3 months. As with all supplements, consult a doctor first.