Black Cohosh Root
Black cohosh, a member of the buttercup family, grows in North America. Native Americans traditionally used black cohosh for a variety of ailments and introduced it to the European colonists. The part of the black cohosh plant used in herbal preparations is the root or rhizome (underground stem).
- Promoted as a dietary supplement for hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms
- May aid in reducing menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome relief
- May help to induce labor