Black Cohosh – cimicifuga racemosa. A North American traditional herb, black cohosh has been used for a diverse range of ailments, including female related conditions, such as hot flushes, menopausal depression, PMT and menstrual disorders. This herb has also been recommended as a cough suppressant and expectorant and for lowering blood pressure.
primary active(s): triterpene glycosides (e.g. 27-deoxyactein)
contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy.