Black Cohosh Root P.E.4:1
Black cohosh is a tall perennial plant in the buttercup family that grows in eastern and central areas of the United States. Black cohosh was used by Native Americans as a traditional folk remedy for womens' health conditions, such as menstrual cramps and hot flashes, arthritis, muscle pain, sore throat, cough and indigestion. Today, black cohosh is used primarily as a nutritional supplement for hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats, vaginal dryness and other symptoms that can occur during menopause, as well as for menstrual cramps and bloating.
The benefits of this medicinal herb focus on the hormonal control of pain, menopause, hot flashes, migraines, arthritis, joint pains as well as an antidote for some types of snakebites.One of the most important benefits of black cohosh is to actually relax the female reproductive system allowing for both uterine and ovarian cramping to subside.