Black Cohosh

The black cohosh is the root of a plant that can be taken directly in powdered form, or as a tablet or solution. The preparation should be standardized to contain triterpenoids. The black cohosh does not contain phytoestrogens, which may be responsible for their well-known estrogen-like effect, but it contains small amounts of anti-inflammatory compounds, including salicylic acid. (See also nutritional supplements Overview.) The black cohosh is the root of…

September 3, 2018