You may be curious about the name “Chasteberry”. Certainly it brings up the notion of chastity. And that’s exactly what it has been used for for centuries. The opposite of an aphrodisiac, it was commonly used by monks and nuns to reduce the “urges of the flesh”.
Currently, clinical studies have not shown that it affects libido at all, but because of it’s complex work on the pituitary gland, it could very well affect hormones that affect libido. It has been shown, however, to be effective in treating PMS, PCOS, uterine fibroids, and menopause.