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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Most common Symptoms of the Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

From: The premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual mastodynia, fibrocystic mastopathy and infertility have often common roots: effects of extracts of chasteberry (Vitex agnus castus) as a solution

1. Somatic symptoms
 abdominal pain 63%
 bloating 59%
 mastodynia 56%
 seborrhea/increased perspiration 55%
 headache/migraine 37%
 Infertility ? %
2. Psychic Symptoms
 tension/motoric unrest 63%
 aggression 54%
 failure to concentrate 52%
 irritability 49%
 fatigue 47%
 depression 46%
 anxiety 33%