Health

BLACK COHOSH

Uses?

Menopausal symptoms

Premenstrual tension

Menstrual cramps

Vaginal dryness

Mood changes

Headaches

Night sweats

Hot flushes

Who?

Almost everyone

Who can’t?

People with breast cancer or uterine cancer

Pregnant and nursing women

People with liver disease

Children under 18

Endometriosis

How long?

No more than six months at a time

Side effect?

Stomach upset

Headaches

 

Black cohosh
Some Black Cohosh tincture

 

Available forms?

Capsules, tinctures and tablets

Dose?

Follow health professional advice or directions on the package

Part used?

Root

Comes from?

Canada and the eastern and midwestern United States

Other names?

Black snakeroot

Rattleweed

Sheng ma

Bugbane

 

 

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