Black Cohosh is traditionally used in herbal medicine for its ability to relieve symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes. It has also been used to improve symptoms of premenstrual symptoms and menstrual pain. Native to North America, it has been reported to relieve nervous tension, muscle and joint pain such as rheumatic and nerve conditions.
- Traditionally used to help relieve menopausal symptoms (NPN 80000544)
- Traditionally used to relax skeletal muscles and ease nervous tension (NPN 80001115)
- Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve muscle and joint pain associated with rheumatic conditions (such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and/or fibrositis) and of pain associated with neuralgia (such as sciatica). (NPN 80020511)
- Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve the pain associated with menstruation.