Black Cohosh Root, tincture - 2oz (59.15ml)
Common names: Black Snake Root, Rattle Root, Squaw Root, BugbanePlant Description: The Black Cohosh plant can be found in the northern United States or Canada in shady woods. It typically grows to a height of three to four feet. Once blooming has completed, it is not uncommon for it to attain a total height of seven feet. The leaves of the plant are formed in groups of three with teeth-like edges. Flower color can range from a faint yellow to beige, and the odor produced is faint and generally undesirable. The root of Black Cohosh is thick, very hard, and cylindrical with knots. Its flower blooms in June or early July, but the plant is not harvested until late fall after the fruit has dried.
Dosage: 15-30 drops in juice or water, 2-3 times daily or as needed. Shake well before using.Cautions & Interactions: Though there are no reports of toxic effects, Black Cohosh should not be taken during pregnancy. Do not confuse with Blue Cohosh which may have significant side effects.
Efficacy Studies & Other Clinical Data:
- Herbmed.org Clinical Studies (Black Cohosh)
- Clinical Studies in Reproductive Disorders
- The Stephen Foster Group
- Health and Age-Black Cohosh
- Thomson's PDR