Latin namesActaea racemosa L, Cimicifuga racemosa, Cimicifuga heracleifolia, Cimicifuga dahurica, Cimicifuga foetida
Common namesBugbane, black snake's root, black Snakeroot, San Cristobal's grass roots of black cohosh, cimicifuga, rich grass, rattlesnake root, rattlesnake, rattlesnake grass root.
Wich are the Black Cohosh ApplicationsMenopause; irritability, mood swings and SPM menstrual irregularities, uterine spasms, sleep disturbances
What is the Black Cohosh indicated forThe reduction of the inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Neuralgia.
Black cohosh has a similar effect to estrogens, and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding shouldn't use this plant. Large doses of this herb can cause abdominal pain, nausea, headaches, and dizziness. Any women should consult a doctor before using black cohosh.