Articles

A review of the effectiveness of Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) for the symptoms of menopause.

Author

Lieberman S

Date

6/1998

Journal

J Womens Health

Abstract

In this review of eight human studies on the effectiveness of an extract of Cimicifuga racemosa on alleviating menopausal symptoms, it is apparent that it is a safe, effective alternative to estrogen replacement therapy for those patients in whom estrogen replacement therapy is either refused or contraindicated.