Black cohosh is best known for its ability to treat menopausal symptoms and premenstrual syndrome, including menstrual cramping. In Oriental medicine the species used (Cimicifuga foetida) has similar properties and is additionally commonly used for treating early stages of measles, chills and fever, and prolapse of the uterus and anus. Black cohosh has become an endangered species. Please use products created from cultivated sources.
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