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Noun1.Cimicifuga - small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbaneCimicifuga - small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
bugbane - a plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects
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Cimicifuga racemosa) belongs to the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) and is native to eastern portions of North America.
Some herbal therapies affect hormonal function such as Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh), which binds to estrogen receptors and lowers LH.
Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) is commonly used as an alternative agent to hormonal therapy for the treatment of menopausal complaints, but the mechanism of action and its receptor selectivity are not well understood.
Introduction: It was the aim of the present experiments to examine potential antidiabetic effects of the Cimicifuga racemosa extract Ze 450.
Threatened and sensitive species known to exist in the headwaters include rare plants (aster vialis and cimicifuga elata), red-legged frogs and pileated woodpeckers.
Critical evaluation of the safety of cimicifuga racemosa in menopause symptom relief.
BEST OF THE BUNCH - Actaea (Bugbane) FORMERLY known as cimicifuga, these robust, upright, herbaceous perennials bear spires of fragrant flowers from early to mid-autumn and are particularly useful in shady, damp borders.
Femular[R] (Ze 450), a specific ethanolic extract of Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh), has been specifically clinically proven (8-9) to significantly reduce menopausal symptoms.
CIMICIFUGA Commonly indicated in headaches of the vertex, during which sufferers may notice a sensation as if the brain were opening and shutting or the vertex feels as if it would fly off.