Black Cohosh Extract
Latin Name: Cimicifuga foetida L.
Active Ingredients: Triterpene Glycosides
Specs: 2.5% -20%
Part of Plant Used: Whole Herb
Testing Method: HPLC
Appearance: Yellow Brown Powder
Extract Method: Grain Alcohol
What is black cohosh?
Black cohosh is a plant that has a long tradition of use. The Native Americans knew of black cohosh extract and used it often for things such as snakebites and for various problems related to women's health. In the 1800's, physicians caught
on to the plant's medicinal value and started including it in various remedies such as those developed for fevers, arthritis,
and menstrual problems. It is a popular plant in Europe and is commonly used for menstrual cramps, and to aid the
hormone balance in the body for menopausal women. As you can see, the black cohosh plant is valuable for a variety of
Common Uses for Black Cohosh:
1. There are several uses for black cohosh. Inducing labor is one of them. Another is to help encourage delayed menstruation.
2. PCOS - PCOS is a health problem that specifically influences the menstrual cycle. One of the biggest problems with PCOS
is the hormones. You can take black cohosh for PCOS to help with the problems that come about from this disorder.
3. Infertility - Black cohosh for infertility is another of its uses. It helps to increase the chances of conceiving. For couples using
black cohosh, fertility is one of the best reasons to take it.