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Many people may wonder, "Does black cohosh work?" There is some evidence that black cohosh does work for relieving the symptoms of menopause, although these studies have shown conflicting results. However, more research is needed to determine whether black cohosh is effective at treating osteoporosis, inducing labor, and treating premenstrual syndrome.
Does Black Cohosh Work?Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Cimicifuga racemosa) is an herbal remedy that is frequently used to treat the symptoms of menopause. In addition to this use, black cohosh is sometimes claimed to be useful for the following:
- Treating osteoporosis
- Treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Inducing labor (stimulating labor in pregnant women).