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Black Cohosh (Actaea Racemosa)

Black Cohosh BenefitsBlack Cohosh (Actaea racemosa) is a medicinal herb commonly used in alternative medicine. This is a tall flowering plant native to North America which is known also as black snakeroot, rattleroot, rattleweed, bugbane, bugwort, squawroot, etc. As a rule, the roots of the plant are used for preparing infusions, poultices, solid extracts, or liquid tincture (in modern medicine it is possible to find this natural remedy in the form of capsules or tablets). Black cohosh benefits have been studied since the end of the nineteenth century, and historically, this herb was used as a very effective and quite safe natural anti-inflammatory and labor inducing remedy. In addition, it is estimated that black cohosh belongs to the group of the most extensively sold natural remedies for aging women who experience severe symptoms of menopause. (more…)