Black Cohosh Root (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Cut and sifted Black Cohosh Root
Black Cohosh Root is a member of the buttercup family native to the woodlands of eastern North America. Because it is bitter, it is often blended with ginger, licorice or orange peel in teas.
Quantity: 1 ounce (28 grams)
Origin: United States
Active compounds: Triterpene glycosides, such as Acetin and Cimicifugoside; Isoflavones, such as Formononetin, which binds to estrogen receptor sites. Other compounds include aromatic acids, tannins, resins, fatty acids, starches, and sugars, salicylic acid, and isoferulic acid.
Storage tips: Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.ins, fatty acids, starches, and sugars, salicylic acid, and isoferulic acid.
Safety: Use with caution if there is a history of a hormone-driven condition or a sensitivity to aspirin.