Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)

The bright side of black cohosh

When it comes to herbs, there's not a whole lot that's new under the sun. The same old plants are still out there soaking up rays. But in some cases, the ancient remedies derived from them are right back in style, this time with scientific underpinnings. Take, for example, black cohosh, the roots and underground stem of the North American forest plant Cimicifuga racemosa.

Cool off with black cohosh

The article focuses on the use of the plant black cohosh as a remedy for menstrual cramps and for symptoms of menopause. It presents several studies that reveal the plant's effectivity for the tr...

Is Black Cohosh a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator?

Archives of Internal Medicine Study Finds One Black Cohosh Effective for Treating Menopausal Symptoms

Archives of Internal Medicine Study Finds One Black Cohosh Effective for Treating Menopausal Symptoms

The article reports discusses the results of the research on the effectivity of black cohosh for treating menopausal symptoms. It was proven that all black cohosh products are not the same since ...

Is Black Cohosh Estrogenic?

Many women seek safe and effective alternative therapies for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Black cohosh, a botanical product, is one such treatment. Its mechanism of action may involve es...

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