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What is black cohosh?
Black cohosh, or actaea racemosa (was formerly cimicifuga racemosa), is a plant that has a long tradition of use. It is a plant that grows in the forests all along the Eastern United States, from Maine all the way down to Georgia. It is also found in parts of Canada, in Indiana, and Missouri. If you are interested in learning what it looks like, you can easily find it in a standard field guide of those regions.
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 different problems.
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.