* Vasomotor symptoms plus mood and sleep: black cohosh
, black cohosh/SJW, hops, kava, SJW, valerian; likely combination of two or more of the above
In 1989 Commission E approved the use of black cohosh
for its beneficial effect in dysmenorrhoea, premenstrual discomfort and neurodegenerative issues associated with menopause.
* PARENTS' CLAIM While in labor at the birthing center, the castor oil, blue cohosh
, and black cohosh
caused the patient's uterus to contract excessively and contributed to fetal death.
Concurrent to a clinical trial of black cohosh
for menopausal hot flashes, the long-term stability of the black cohosh
, over the duration of the clinical trial, was examined.
flowers in tight white clusters, eye-high stem, the sweet,
Washington, September 16 ( ANI ): Although many women coping with hot flashes and other distressing symptoms of menopause have turned to black cohosh
supplements as a treatment alternative, there is no evidence that the herb is effective, a new study has claimed.
3 Black Cohosh
Menopause Relief, pounds 11.15 for 30 tablets, www.highernature.com
(Actaea racemosa L.; Ranunculaceae), a native Appalachian forest herb, also has been extensively harvested for its commercial value (Foster, 1999; Predny et al., 2006).
In a separate review, Consumer-Lab.com provided quality ratings for more than 20 menopause supplements that contain estrogen-like isoflavones (from soy or red clover), the herbal remedy black cohosh
or creams containing progesterone.
A friend recommended a black cohosh
supplement, but I've read that herbal remedies may not be safe.
John's Wort and black cohosh
was published in 1999.
This natural soothing formula utilizes black cohosh
, wild yam, ginseng, St.
Similarly, black cohosh
, an herb used by many women suffering from the effects of menopause, and saw palmetto, an herb used by many men to help control prostate problems, have been found to cause occasional gastrointestinal upset.
Last fall, for example, ConsumerLab reported that three of five tested black cohosh
products and two of three combined red clover/soy isoflavones products did not meet quality standards.
Herbs such as red clover, sage and black cohosh
have phyto oestrogen-like actions, and will help to ease symptoms.