Black Cohosh by Dee Cee Labs
Herbal Remedy for MenopauseNumerous studies have shown that Black Cohosh effectively relieves hot flashes, sweating, headaches, mood disturbances, vaginal dryness and other menopausal symptoms. Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa), also known as black snakeroot, bugbane and squaw root, is an herb that has been proven effective.
Black Cohosh is a popular alternative to estrogen replacement therapy in menopausal women. Because it is a phytoestrogen (estrogen found in plants), Black Cohosh is believed to work by helping to offset the decreasing amounts of estrogen in the body during menopause.
Benefits of Black Cohosh SupplementsHealth officials in both Britain and Germany have recognized this herb for its ability to mimic estrogen in the body. Unlike some synthetic hormone-replacement medications, Black Cohosh is not known to be a risk of breast cancer or other hormone-related cancers.
Black Cohosh helps to relieve other hormone-related symptoms that cause discomfort to both menopausal and premenstrual women, including depression, headache, and cramping.
The root of this plant can also fight excess water retention by acting as a diuretic, and help inhibit the growth of painful fibroids in the breast and uterus by reducing the amount of estrogen available to these sites. Black Cohosh may prove to be an effective treatment for male infertility in men—one of its components, ferulic acid, protects sperm cells from oxidative damage. It's unknown whether Black Cohosh has any effect, positive or negative, on breast cancer risk. And it is also not clear whether women taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy can safely take Black Cohosh.
The possible side effects of Black Cohosh include stomach upset, headache, dizziness, and weight gain. Women who are pregnant or breast feeding should steer clear of it. It seems to increase the risk of miscarriage. Some experts advice, that women who decide to try it for menopausal symptoms should not take it for more than six months, though others say three months. It may be also act as a mild sedative, so avoid taking it if you are taking tranquilizers. And it may interfere with hypertension medication.
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