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From the Team at Newton's Pharmacy
Alcoholic extract of the rhizomes of Black cohosh, Cimicifuga racemosa, in ethanol and purified water, 1:2
Common Names: Black cohosh, squawroot, black snakeroot, bug-bane, rattletop, richweed
Traditional Use: Black cohosh is classified as a cool, dry herb with pungent, bitter and sweet qualities.Traditionally, black cohosh was used by Indigenous North American tribes as a remedy for menstrual irregularities, menopausal symptoms, malaria, sore throat and malaise. In Europe, Black cohosh is highly praised for bringing symptoms' relief in menopause and pre-menstrual tension. Black cohosh has also been used in Korean folk medicine for pain and inflammation In modern times, black cohosh is used for the relief of menopausal symptoms including period pain,hot flashes and mood swings. In addition, the traditional use of Black cohosh indicates a significant anti-inflammatory effect which may be of benefit in arthritis and rheumatism.
It works best blended with extracts of herbs with similar biological actions, such as Sage, Dong Quai, Wild yam, and others. Recommended dose: 1 ml three times a day.
For custom made blend, best suited for your condition, please contact Newtons Pharmacy.
Caution: Black cohosh may not be safe for:
- Women who are pregnant (although it is sometimes used to induce labor),
- Women who have or have had breast cancer or uterine cancer,
- Women who have endometriosis
- Children under 12
- For periods over 6 months of time
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Warning: Herbal extracts may interact with other therapeutic substances and as a general rule are not recommended for use by children, in pregnancy and lactation, and if you are on certain prescription medications.
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