Bitter, sweet, acrid, cool
Antispasmodic, emmenagogue, antirheumatic
Knowledge of this herb comes to us from Native American tribes such as the Algonquin, where the word ‘cohosh’ refers to a female remedy. They used it for rheumatism, arthritis, and female reproductive disorders. This plant contains phytoestrogens which can be useful for estrogen deficient conditions such as dryness, amenorrhea, and menopause symptoms. It can be useful for muscle pain, neuralgia, headache, tinnitus, vertigo, and irritability, and other symptoms of nervous tension.
Early pregnancy, liver disease.