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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The Cimicifuga racemosa special extract BNO 1055 prevents hot flashes in ovariectomized rats.
As plant material the special extract from Cimicifuga racemosa CR BNO 1055 (Bionorica SE, Neumarkt, Germany) was used, of which the preparation was described previously (kapur et al.
After verification that the subcutaneously measured temperature pulses occur only in ovx animals it was tempting to use this new experimental animal model to study the effects of a Cimicifuga racemosa extract.
Twelve rats were randomly assigned to two experimental groups: control group and Cimicifuga racemosa extract group.
These findings, coupled with our previous evidence that treatment with the triterpene glycoside actein induced a stress response and apoptosis in human breast cancer cells, suggest that compounds from Cimicifuga species may be useful in the prevention and treatment of human breast cancer.
also remarked that the isolation of formononetin from Cimicifuga racemosa (now considered Actaea racemosa) was unexpected and unusual (Jarry et al.
In vitro formation of quinoid metabolites of the dietary supplement Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh).
Cimicifuga racemosa has promising evidence for its treatment of women with PCOS and infertility, in combination with clomiphene citrate therapy.
foetida (usually called Cimicifuga nanchuanensis or west cohosh) containing 2 mg of 27-deoxidation Cimicifuga pavilion in each 33.
Introduction: It was the aim of the present experiments to examine potential antidiabetic effects of the Cimicifuga racemosa extract Ze 450.
Threatened and sensitive species known to exist in the headwaters include rare plants (aster vialis and cimicifuga elata), red-legged frogs and pileated woodpeckers.