blue cohosh


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blue cohosh

n.
A perennial herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of eastern North America, having one or two compound leaves, small yellow-green or purplish flowers, and blue berrylike seeds.
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Noun1.blue cohosh - tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinallyblue cohosh - tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Breuner listed herbal products available online but deemed unsafe for children: aconite (also known as bushi), species from the genus Aristolochia, belladonna, blue cohosh, borage, broom, calamus, chaparral, coltsfoot, comfrey germander, life root, lobelia, pennyroyal, poke root, sassafras, skullcap, tansy ragwort, and wormwood.
Of the mentioned herbal medicines, Blue Cohosh, Black Cohosh, Black Haw, Cramp Bark, Ergot and Golden Seal were frequently mentioned.
WHEN THE MOTHER'S LABOR SLOWED at a birthing center, she received several medications including castor oil, blue cohosh, and black cohosh to induce labor.
Six herbs are considered contraindicated in pregnancy: arnica, black seed /kalanji, blue cohosh, feverfew, salvia divinorum, and valerian.
the use and dangers of herbs/supplements/therapies to induce labor (specifically evening primrose oil, red raspberry tea, castor oil, black and blue cohosh, and reflexology)
John's wort, echinacea, ginkgo, garlic, ginger, and blue cohosh.
Evidence for harm from NHPs includes the use of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) for its reported cardiovascular side effects in both the pregnant woman and the neonate.
This means no deaths at all from blue cohosh, echinacea, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, kava kava, St.
Deer avoid plants possessing chemical defenses or having little nutrition like rough goldenrod, white snakeroot, hay-scented fern, false hellebore, skunk cabbage, blue cohosh, glossy buckthorn and Pennsylvania sedge.