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.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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The ethanolic (v/v) Cimicifuga racemosa dry extract Ze 450 was manufactured of dried rhizomes and roots and obtained from Max Zeller Soehne AG (Romanshorn, Switzerland).
Existe controversia sobre los estudios con la Cimicifuga racemosa, ya que ninguno de ellos ha sido realizado comparando contra placebo, sino con estrogenos conjugados 0.625mg o con tamoxifeno.
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.
Safety and efficacy of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) during pregnancy and lactation.
has issued a warning about black cohosh supplements: "MHRA is concerned about links between black cohosh (Actaea racemosa; syn: Cimicifuga racemosa) and the risk of liver disorders." The basis for its concern is that the Commission on Human Medicines and the Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee have both "reviewed all available data and concluded that the data underlines an association between black cohosh and risk of liver disorders." MHRA has therefore determined that warnings be required on labeling of black cohosh products and it "is working with the herbal sector to ensure the public is fully informed about this potential risk."
Study Medication and Dosage: One capsule of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) extract per day.
Among her references to high blood pressure, she includes black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa).
With reference to the study comparing Cimicifuga racemosa (iCR) with tibolone in Chinese women with menopausal symptoms, which of the following statements is incorrect:
Evidence for selective estrogen receptor modulator activity in a black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) extract: comparison with estradiol-17beta.