Used for painful menstrual and uterine spasms, as well as helps treat depression & hot flashes. It can also be used to treat arthritis and other painful rheumatic difficulties. The herb does not stimulate the production of estrogen, but it may compensate for low or highly variable levels of estrogen during menstruation or in the menopause
Black cohosh root is often combined with such herbs as red raspberry, motherwort, dong qui and red clover in formulas for older women.
To make a tea, prepare a decoction by simmering one teaspoon of black cohosh root with one cup of water for 10 to 15 minutes.
Black cohosh must be avoided during pregnancy because of its potential ability to stimulate uterine contractions.
Orrs’ Trading Company does not intend to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure through the sale of this herb. Use at your own risk.