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Cimicifuga, Cohosh Powder

Cimicifuga, Cohosh Powder

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BOTANICAL NAME: Cimicifuga racemosa
COMMON NAME : Cohosh
OTHER DENOMINATIONS: Cimifuga, bedbug weed, black cohosh, silver candle
FAMILY : Actaea
ORIGIN OF CIMIFUGA: North America
PART USED: Racine

Cimicifuga or cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa) is a perennial herb 1.5 to 2.5 m high, of the Ranunculaceae family (species Acts) which grows in North America.
Cohosh flowers in July, it has bi- or tri-ternate leaves. These flowers are whitish.

Cimicifuga, also known as cohosh, has an estrogenic action; it is also a rheumatic anti-inflammatory. It relieves symptoms related to menopause. Native Americans used it to relieve parturients, regulate menstruation, treat people with sore throats, kidney diseases, bronchitis, and fever. It is more effective in women.

Method of preparation:

Decoction 3 min. at the rate of 1 tsp. to c. per cup, let steep for another 10 minutes. Filter.

Use:

Drink 2 to 3 cups per day.

 

BOTANICAL NAME: Cimicifuga racemosa
COMMON NAME: Black Cohosh
OTHER NAMES: Cimifuga, bug weed, black cohosh, silver cohosh
FAMILY: Actaea
ORIGIN OF CIMIFUGA: North America
PART USED: Root


Cimicifuga (cimicifuga racemosa) is a 1.5 to 2.5 m-high perennial herb of the Ranunculaceae family (actae species) that grows in North America.
It blooms in July and has bi- or tri-ternate leaves. The flowers are whitish.

Cimicifuga, also known as cohosh, has an estrogenic action and is also a rheumatic anti-inflammatory. It relieves menopausal symptoms. Amerindians used it to soothe parturients, regulate menstruation and treat sore throats, kidney disease, bronchitis and fever. It is most effective in women.


Method of preparation:

Decoction 3 min. at a rate of 1 tsp. per cup, leave to infuse for a further 10 minutes. Strain.

Usage:

Drink 2 to 3 cups daily.

 

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