Relieve Menopause Symptoms with Black Cohosh

Where to TurnAs women, we strive to navigate through each stage of life gracefully – and some of those stages require much more than grace to come through with our sanity in place.  While experiencing “the change” and all the menopause symptoms that accompany it, we can rely on a little help from nature.  Learn why Black Cohosh has proven to be effective for some women in alleviating hot flashes and night sweats during menopause.

Hello Buttercup!

Black Cohosh is a plant member of the buttercup family. The stems and roots are commonly used in teas, extracts, capsules and women’s multi-vitamins. While originally used for arthritis, inflammation, and muscle pain, over the last 10 years, Black Cohosh been used by women to relieve both PMS and menopause symptoms including menstrual irregularities, cramping, hot flashes, night sweats, and moodiness.

For added benefits, look for a women’s multi-vitamin that combines Black Cohosh with these other natural supplements:

Chaste Tree Berry Extract
Gamma Oryzanol
Lycopene
Lutein
Don Quai Root Extract

While there have been no serious side effects in clinical trials, check with your doctor is you are pregnant or have a liver disorder.

Amy Polk, Weight Loss and Wellness Coach, Renewed You Now

 

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) is an herb that seems to be effective for treating hot flashes in menopausal women. It is thought to suppress the surge of luteinizing hormone (LH) the possible cause of hot flashes. I like a standardized preparation to 2.5% Triterpene glycosides. Black Cohosh appears to be safe with few side effects. It usually takes 2-4 weeks to alleviate or lessen hot flashes with this preparation.

Gregg Schneider, DDS, Nutritional Dentist, Dr Gregg Schneider

 

If you are anything like me and don’t want menopause to control your life.  You can learn more about menopause and natural ways to relieve symptoms in my new book, Dear Menopause, Bring It On!

2 Comments

  1. Darrick Fiedor

    I always take multivitamins because it is necessary to maintain a healthy mind and body. Multivitamins maintain overall body health.;*”.`

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  2. Nathaniel Ouye

    The best thing is of course to know which vitamins you are difficient from and supplement those but people would usually take multivitamins because it is easier.^

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