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  • The sense of the fitness of white to serve as a symbol of absolute purity speaks out in many ways; it would do so singularly in the Latin; "castus," if Doederlein's suggestion that

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • -- Chaste-tree (Vitex agnus-castus) is a shrub that can be cut hard in winter, leaving 6 - to 10-inch woody stubs.

    Knowing when to prune is crucial for dependable flower blossoms

  • That word “castus” , for instance, could be understood to mean “acting correctly from a masculine point of view”.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • An act that becomes even more transgressive since Catullus also suggests that the “pius” poet ought to be “castus” normally translated that the pious poet ought to be chaste.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The most terrible thing for the prisoner within the four walls in which he is buried, is a sort of glacial chastity, and he calls the dungeon the castus.

    Les Miserables

  • Vitex, also known as chaste tree and agnus castus, is extremely popular in Europe, where it is used to treat PMS as well as some of the unpleasant side effects associated with menopause.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Mizaldus hort.med. to this purpose; vitex, or agnus castus before the rest, which, saith [5621] Magninus, hath a wonderful virtue in it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Vitex or agnus castus good against love-melancholy

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • There are some other supplements that mildly increase test levels: green tea, olive leaf extract, and vitex agnus castus better known simply as vitex.

    Avoiding Weight Gain as We Age

  • Treatment for the premenstrual syndrome with Agnus castus fruit extract: Prospective, randomized, placebo controlled study.

    Fat is Not Your Fate

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