What is Black Cohosh?
Black Cohosh is a perennial plant found in the forests of Northern America and Eastern Canada. Black Cohosh is distinguished by its tall white flowers and large leaves. The botanical name for Black Cohosh is Cimicifuga racemosa.
The name ‘Black Cohosh' is taken from both the dark colouring of the root when harvested and ‘Cohosh', an American native word for ‘rough' because of its twisted appearance and root structure.
The root of Black Cohosh has unique qualities. For many centuries Black Cohosh has been used as an effective natural tonic for women in alleviating the discomforts of their monthly cycle.
Black Cohosh is also known as Black Snakeroot, Rattle Root, bugbane, and squawroot.
What is Black Cohosh used for?Black Cohosh has long been used to support women from pre-menstrual complaints through to menopause.
If you are looking for a simple supplement which can maintain your daily wellbeing without those monthly discomforts, then Black Cohosh may be the choice for you.
Taken as a capsule or prepared as a tea, Black Cohosh may deliver the following:
- Lift mood.
- Alleviate vaginal dryness.
- Reduce hot flushes.
- Ease menstrual cramps.
- Aid restful sleep.
- Maintain steady nerves.
Swanson Black Cohosh Special Precautions!
Each capsule contains 540 mg of pure black cohosh root. Other ingredients include magnesium stearate and Gelatin making them an unsuitable choice for vegetarians.
Natural therapies carry a risk of contraindications when combined with various treatments and conditions. It is advised that you seek the advice of your doctor or health physician before taking Black Cohosh capsules.
It is not recommended you take these supplements if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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