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Black Cohosh ~ Cut

$3.50



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Black Cohosh ~ Cut
Actaea racemosa L.
Organic
1 ounce

Also available in whole roots.

Black Cohosh Root or "Black Snake Root" has been used historically for dull aching, contractive muscle pains. Low estrogen, PMS, weak or irregular periods and menopause.

Black Cohosh is a flowering perennial, native to many parts of Canada and the United States. It thrives in old-growth coastal forests and regions of considerable biodiversity. The vast majority of the world's black cohosh is produced and cultivated in the United States and Canada. The plant grows between three and six feet, with a stem that is clustered with tiny white flowers. The medicinal root is best collected between late July and September.

It was a favorite herbal remedy for Native Americans, who used it for a variety of ailments. The name cohosh is from the Algonquian tribe, and means rough, referring to the feel of the rhizome. It was given the name "bugbane" because the flowers have such a strong odor, and have been used to effectively repel insects.

Typical Preparations:

Finely chopped, dried root in tablets, teas, or tinctures.

Precautions:

Specific: Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

Packaged in a lined food safe, re-sealable Kraft bag with window.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 06 February, 2016.




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