Black Cohosh -
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black cohosh
Black Cohosh
Black Cohosh -

Black Cohosh

What is Black Cohosh?

Black cohosh (Actaea Racemosa) is a Phytoestrogenic, flowering plant found in rich, shady woods in eastern areas of North America. Black Cohosh is the most used herb for relieving menopause symptoms because of its effectiveness to control hot flashes, night sweats and depression.

What is Black Cohosh used for?

Black cohosh was used by the North American Indians as medicine for gynecological disorders, depression, for treating fever, as a diuretic and conditions that affected women's reproductive organs (including menstrual problems and infertility).

Currently, the primary use of black cohosh is for alleviating menopausal symptoms. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology support the use of Phytoestrogenic black cohosh for up to six months, especially in treating hot flashes, sleep and mood disturbances.

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These are the menopause symptoms black cohosh relieves efficiently:

  • Hot Flashes
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Night sweats
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Mood swings

  • It is important for women to get informed about how this herb works in their bodies before using it, so you can notice if this fit your specific case. Click here to read about How Black Cohosh works.

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