Black cohosh Dosage and Side Effecst for Menopausal Symptoms

Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa, Actaea racemosa) is an herb that was first used for medicinal purposes by Native American Indians, who introduced it to European colonists. It is an herb that exerts its effects on the endocrine regulatory (hormonal) mechanism in your body. It’s a phytoestrogen, but by definition that means it’s weaker than the estrogens your body creates. In the mid-1950s in Europe, Black cohosh became a popular treatment for women’s health issues, Generations of American women have relied on the gnarled root of black cohosh(Cimicifuga racemosa) to relieve various “female problems, exspecialy has commonly been used to treat symptoms of menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), painful menstruation, acne, weakened bones (osteoporosis), and for starting labor in pregnant women. But black cohosh hasn’t only been helpful for women going through natural menopause. It also helped women who had undergone hysterectomy with partial removal of their ovaries. Continue…