Black Cohosh Tincture
Guaranteed Mother Tincture
Arthritis and rheumatism, menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, headaches, tinnitus, and insomnia. Good substitute for estrogen replacement therapy (ERT), as it appears to maintain the therapeutic response to ERT when ERT is gradually withdrawn. An additional benefit is its apparent lack of bad side effects that frequently accompany synthetic hormones like heart disease, breast cancer or stroke due to the hormones used in some of these treatments.
Headaches, heart conditions, vertigo, nervousness and depression associated with menopause, and as a digestive tonic. Colds, coughs, sore throat, reduce mucus production, can reduce prostate cancer cell growth, premenstrual discomfort, painful menstruation, and menopausal symptoms, painful or heavy menstruation, menstrual irregularity, breast pain, ovarian pain, PMS symptoms and pain during and after childbirth. It has also been effective for those awful symptoms of menopause such as, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, blurred vision, mood swings, headaches, tinnitus, insomnia, night sweats and can reduce the need for, or reduce the dosage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Believed to balance the hormone levels in both men and women, it works to increase the viability of sperm cells by protecting their cell walls from oxidation caused by environmental toxins; consequently, use of the herb may help to promote fertility. Women who do not respond to the fertility drug to induce ovulation may receive benefit from taking Black Cohosh herbal tincture.
Black Cohosh exerts a powerful effect on the nervous system. Its action is slow, but its effects are permanent. Natural sedative that has been used to relax the entire body, relieve aches and pains. As a remedy for pain, Black Cohosh extract can be a very prompt agent, often relieving it in a few hours, even painful conditions that have existed for a long time.
Black Cohosh appears to decrease bone loss, including bone loss from osteoporosis, can help prevent bones from becoming fragile and can also reduce the related risk of fractures. Another benefit of Black Cohosh herbal extract is that it can enhance bone healing when they have been fractured due to osteoporosis. Its effects are more significant when consumed during the early stages of osteoporosis.
Another benefit of Black Cohosh Root extract is its ability to lower the risk of breast cancer by almost 60%. The plant is capable of doing this, with its phytoestrogens, and it may reduce the negative effects of estrogen. One such effect is its tendency to encourage the development and growth of cancer that is hormone receptive positive.
Used as an anti-inflammatory, Black Cohosh is said to be beneficial for easing the pain associated with neuralgia and for relieving the inflammation, swelling and the soreness that is typical of rheumatism and arthritis. It is one of the better herbs to use in cases of fibromyalgia, in this condition, muscle pain is more of a problem, as opposed to joint pain. It has muscle-relaxing effects and reduces soreness of the affliction.
Black Cohosh is said to nourish the respiratory system. It is believed to help relax bronchial tubes, soothe sore throats and quell the urge to cough. It also works to break up mucus and phlegm deposits, and herbalists have used it to treat persistent coughs in cases of asthma, bronchitis, and whooping cough.
Black Cohosh has been thought to slightly lower the heart rate while increasing the force of the pulse, and it may have mild cardiac tonic effects, especially on fatty hearts.
As an antispasmodic, Black Cohosh is said to be helpful in relieving muscle spasms, cramps, and St. Vitus Dance. Black Cohosh Root may also be used to bring down the levels of bad cholesterol-low density lipoprotein-in the blood.
Contraindications: Black Cohosh is not recommended for nursing mothers, and it should not be used during pregnancy, as it may provoke a miscarriage.
This product should not be used for prolonged periods of time (longer than six months) nor excessively (many times the recommended dosage), as it may irritate the nervous system, cause nausea and symptoms of poisoning.
Very large doses of this herb may cause abdominal pain, headaches and/or dizziness.
Those with known heart conditions should avoid this product, as large doses may cause low blood pressure.
Speak to a physician or pharmacist before combining it with any other medications, as it may interfere with the efficacy of birth control pills and blood pressure medication.
It should not be combined with tranquilizers, as it has a sedative effect.
There are some reports that indicate Black Cohosh may be associated with liver disorders. Discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner if you have a liver disorder or develop symptoms of liver trouble, such as abdominal pain, dark urine or jaundice.
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