Black cohosh is a classic remedy for women’s health issues. Modern applications are focused on treating the symptoms of menopause and menstrual complaints.
The phytoestrogenic lignans in black cohosh are chemically similar to human estrogen and stimulate estrogen receptors around the body, which means they can help relieve symptoms related to estrogen deficiency, usually caused by hormonal imbalances during menstrual periods and menopause.
Black cohosh estrogenic effects are thought to prevent bone loss and the onset of osteoporosis.
Some research suggests that black cohosh may help relieve the inflammation caused by arthritis when used in combination with other herbs.
Usage: Prepare as tea, alone or in combination with other astringent herbs.
Precautions: No known precautions. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.