Cimicifuga


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Cimicifuga

 

(bugbane), a genus of perennial grasses; generally, the tall plants of the family Ranunculaceae. The leaves are either ternate or biternate. The blossoms, which are white or cream, are small and numerous. They are gathered into simple or compound racemes. There are more than ten species, distributed in the temperate areas of the northern hemisphere. Five species are found in the USSR, usually in meadows and sparse forests. The plants are decorative but poisonous. Some species of Cimicifuga have an unpleasant odor that repels bugs (hence the generic name). Some species, such as C. dahurica, are used in the form of an infusion as a sedative for excitability, insomnia, and early stages of hypertension.

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Therefore, it was the aim of the present investigations to determine potential beneficial effects of Cimicifuga racemosa on carbohydrate metabolism in an animal model without impaired sexual hormone status.
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Black Cohosh, scientific name, Cimicifuga racemosa, has purported estrogenic effects through the binding of estrogen receptor sites and its effects on other female hormones.
Black cohosh, also known by either its scientific names (Actaea racemosa and Cimicifuga racemosa) is a member of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) native to the Eastern United States.
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Cimicifuga simplex, one of the latest to flower with arching wands of white reaching to 4ft.
For summer foliage with its own contrast, search out one of the bugbanes, cimicifuga simplex 'Brunette', with its tall racemes of off-white flowers supported above a mass of brownish-purple foliage and stems.
Cimicifuga racemosa Nutt, black cohosh, family Ranunculaceae