One of the most common situations we see in clinic is hormonal imbalance in women of all ages. Many factors are associated with these imbalances. External hormone impostors bombard our receptors and create havoc, daily stresses, a high sugar diet and inappropriate lifestyle choices all contribute. Symptoms women experience may include emotional instability, irritability, feelings of anxiety or overwhelm, bloating, pain around cycle, excess or irregular bleeding, skin breakouts and cystic breasts around menstruation. Vitex Agnus – Castus, otherwise known as chaste tree is native to the mediterranean region. It has a long history of use for promoting normal hormone function known to balance progesterone and estrogen levels.