- What other names is White Cohosh known by?
- What is White Cohosh?
- How does White Cohosh work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for White Cohosh.
Don't confuse white cohosh with black cohosh, used for symptoms of menopause; or with blue cohosh, an herb used to stimulate the uterus and relieve muscle spasms. White cohosh is also known as baneberry, but it should not be confused with European baneberry.
Women use white cohosh to stimulate menstruation and treat other female disorders, as well as ease childbirth.
White cohosh is also used for colds and cough, urinary tract disorders, itching, and stomach disorders.
Some people try white cohosh to revive those near death.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stimulating menstruation (periods).
- Treating female disorders.
- Stomach problems.
- Other conditions.
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