Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Black Cohosh (Black Snakeroot)
Botanical Name   Cimicifuga racemosa
System Affected   menstruation, arthritis, asthma, Menopause, Amenorrhea
Properties   Regulate menstrual flow, mentrual cramps. Same effects as synthetic estrogen but w/out side effects & no cancer-causing agents. Arthritis, Asthma, High Blood Pressure, Bronchitis, Circulation, Convulsions, Cramps, Coughs, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Headaches, Hormones, Hot Flashes, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Lumbago, nervous disorder, Rheumatism, Thyroid Tinnitus
Description   woodland plant
Origin   North America
Notes    
Toxicity   none; dose: 5-6 grains(1-3 for children)
Dosage    

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