black cohosh


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black cohosh

n.
An eastern North American perennial herb (Actaea racemosa syn. Cimicifuga racemosa) in the buttercup family, having large, pinnately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers.

black cohosh

n
(Complementary Medicine) a plant of the ranunculaceous family, Cimicifuga racemosa, which is used as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy
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Noun1.black cohosh - North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgiablack cohosh - North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia
bugbane - a plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects
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black cohosh

n (bot) cimicífuga
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Traditional herbal treatment made from black cohosh root extract, which is said to give relief from mood changes like irritability, as well as hot flushes and night sweats.
In a 2010 scientific review, the efficacy of black cohosh reducing night sweats and hot flashes had a 26% reduction.
* Vasomotor symptoms: black cohosh, hops, kava, kudzu, maca (especially Lepidium peruvianum), Panax ginseng, pine bark, red clover, St.
In 1989 Commission E approved the use of black cohosh for its beneficial effect in dysmenorrhoea, premenstrual discomfort and neurodegenerative issues associated with menopause.
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SCHWABE MENOMOOD THIS one-a-day herbal supplement has St John's wort and black cohosh, which have traditionally been used to ease symptoms.
* Black Cohosh is said to be effective at helping relieve hot flashes and night sweats.
Of the mentioned herbal medicines, Blue Cohosh, Black Cohosh, Black Haw, Cramp Bark, Ergot and Golden Seal were frequently mentioned.
The plant-based therapies found to be helpful included dietary soy isoflavones (found in foods including soybeans, soymilk, and tofu), soy extracts in supplement form, and herbal supplements containing red clover and black cohosh. The study authors noted that the studies varied in terms of quality and suggested that "further rigorous studies are needed to determine the association of plant-based and natural therapies with menopausal health."
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.
This Non-GMO Project Verified label applies to American ginseng, black cohosh, echinacea pupurea, goldenseal and mulberry extracts.
The products have been formulated with maca and synergistic herbs, including black cohosh for women and saw palmetto for men, to help support changes that come with aging.