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.
La Cimicifuga racemosa en latin o "black cohosh" en ingles o radunculo en espanol, se elabora a partir de los rizomas de la planta, denominada en latin tambien como Actaea racemosa.
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.
Cimicifuga racemosa for the treatment of menopausal symptoms in patients with eaerly endometrial cancer after operation.
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).
Derived from the dried rhizome and roots of Cimicifuga racemosa (L.
Fukiic and piscidic acid esters from the rhizome of Cimicifuga racemosa and the in vitro estrogenic activity of fukinolic acid.
Cimicifuga racemosa (L) Nutt), a plant native to Eastern North America, has a long history of medicinal use.