Black Cohosh


Supplements for menopause: what does the science say?

By Olivia Brown

As interest in women’s health grows, supplements containing ingredients ranging from black cohosh to red clover have gained consumer attention for their potential to reduce a range of menopause symptoms, but what is the scientific backing?

UK black cohosh warning stems from “cowboy sector”: Industry group

“Cowboy sector” blamed for black cohosh problems


Last week’s warning from the UK medicines regulator that menopausal herb black cohosh must carry warnings about potential liver problems is not a problem of the mainstream food supplements sector, says the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH).

Soy or black cohosh?

Soy or black cohosh?

With an increasing interest in herbal alternatives to reduce
menopause symptoms after recent warnings about the side-effects of
HRT, medical experts warn that many alternatives do not always have
much success. A report in this month's...

ABC promotes black cohosh

ABC promotes black cohosh

Coming after recent research highlighted the risks of HRT, the
American Botanical Council is to produce a scientific review of
black cohosh, a herb used by many women to treat menopause


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