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Descriptor English: Vitex
Descriptor Spanish: Vitex
Descriptor Portuguese: Vitex
Descriptor French: Vitex
Entry term(s): Chaste Tree
Chaste Trees
Chasteberries
Chasteberry
Chasteberry Tree
Chasteberry Trees
Chastetree
Chastetrees
Tree, Chaste
Tree, Chasteberry
Trees, Chaste
Trees, Chasteberry
Vitex agnus castus
Vitex agnus-castus
Vitex rotundifolia
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.520.987
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020950
Scope note: A genus of trees in the Lamiaceae family containing assorted flavonoids with possible analgesic and antineoplastic properties. The fruit of these trees is used in herbal preparations.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Plants, Medicinal (1970-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Related: Agnus castus DeCS
DeCS ID: 34152
Unique ID: D020950
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Vitex - Preferred
Concept UI M0328590
Scope note A genus of trees in the Lamiaceae family containing assorted flavonoids with possible analgesic and antineoplastic properties. The fruit of these trees is used in herbal preparations.
Preferred term Vitex
Vitex agnus-castus - Narrower
Concept UI M0332413
Preferred term Vitex agnus-castus
Entry term(s) Chaste Tree
Chaste Trees
Chasteberry Tree
Chasteberry Trees
Chastetree
Chastetrees
Tree, Chaste
Tree, Chasteberry
Trees, Chaste
Trees, Chasteberry
Vitex agnus castus
Chasteberry - Narrower
Concept UI M0592097
Preferred term Chasteberry
Entry term(s) Chasteberries
Vitex rotundifolia - Narrower
Concept UI M000611582
Preferred term Vitex rotundifolia



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