cimicifuga racemosa

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black cohosh

black cohosh

Good for women. See also Blue Cohosh. The root is most commonly used part and is a good phytoestrogen source used traditionally to balance hormones (lowers ovary production of progesterone) and control hot flashes, PMS, gynecological disorders, menopause, depression, nervous disorders, arthritis, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, sore throat, bronchitis, stimulates menstrual flow, helps curb diarrhea, cough suppressant, lowers blood pressure, tinnitus (ringing ears). Powerful cardiac stimulant, but has a sedative effect on the nervous system. Often taken together with St. John’s Wort. Do not take during pregnancy. Grows up to 8 ft. with columns of white flowers. Leaves look like baneberry which is poisonous, but baneberry has red shiny berries. Test first, Some women have experienced upset stomach. Avoid if you have breast cancer. May cause headaches, nausea, impaired vision, vertigo, miscarriage.
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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.
Effect of isopropanolic Cimicifuga racemosa extract on uterine fibroids in comparison with tibolone among patients of a recent randomised, double-blind, parallel-controlled study in Chinese women with menopausal symptoms.
BNO-1055 is an ethanolic extract of Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) rhizome approved for the treatment of menopausal complains.
Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) extract Ze 450 was studied in 442 unselected ambulatory female outpatients with menopausal complaints under daily practice conditions.
Current phytotherapeutic treatment of menopausal symptoms involves herbs with a tradition of less than three generations of use, (100 years of use is the minimum requirement for the label 'traditional use' according to the Therapeutic Goods Administration in Australia) such as Dioscorea villosa (wild yam), Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh), Helonias dioica/ Chamaelirium luteum (false unicorn root) and Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree/berry).
Cimicifuga racemosa dried ethanolic extract in menopausal disorders: a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.
Ovariectomized (ovx) rats also develop general and bone marrow obesity and osteoporosis both of which can be partially prevented by estradiol (E2) and the special extract of Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) BNO 1055.
In several reports we gave evidence that the special extract of Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) BNO 1055 prevents visceral obesity in ovx rats (Seidlova-Wuttke et al.
Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) - Counters anxiety (anxiolytic) and is an antiinflammatory specific for muscular contraction headaches
The Cimicifuga racemosa extract BNO 1055 (CR) inhibits proliferation of human prostate cancer derived LNCaP cells.
It is well established that extracts of Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) ease climacteric complaints but solid animal experimental data supporting such effects are not available.