Definitions for vitex
Vitex rotundifolia, a shrub planted on eastern US beaches for erosion control.
Origin: From the genus name Vitex, from vitex.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A genus of trees in the VERBENACEAE (sometimes classified in the LAMIACEAE) family containing assorted flavonoids with possible analgesic and antineoplastic properties. The fruit of these trees is used in herbal preparations.