in treating peri menopausal and menopausal symptoms, in particular hot flashes, and menstrual irregularities such as flooding, clotting, and irregular cycle. Post menopausal women who still feel cyclic mood swings can also benefit from this product. Using vitex can discourage the symptoms of PMS such as mood swings, headaches, and bloating. It is widely used to promote overall health and balance in a woman's life.
Vitex also balances female hormones by working with the pituitary gland. Though the herb itself cannot produce hormones, it gives the pituitary gland the proper cues to start producing appropriate amounts of them.