Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) - Eastern N. American Native

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)

Parts used: root

Medicinal uses: Native American uses for menstrual and menopausal discomfort, childbirth. Also used for nervous conditions, snakebite, high blood pressure, arthritis.

Cautions: Not to be used during pregnancy or if breast feeding (Chevallier 82).

Black Cohosh Cimicifuga racemosa

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