- What other names is Blue Cohosh known by?
- What is Blue Cohosh?
- How does Blue Cohosh work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Blue Cohosh.
Blue cohosh is used for stimulating the uterus and starting labor; starting menstruation; stopping muscle spasms; as a laxative; and for treating colic, sore throat, cramps, hiccups, epilepsy, hysterics, inflammation of the uterus, and joint conditions.
In foods, the roasted seeds of blue cohosh are used as a coffee substitute.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Starting labor and menstruation.
- Stomach cramps.
- Sore throat.
- Other conditions.
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