Black Cohosh and Estrogen
Black Cohosh is commonly used for Natural Estrogen Levels, Female Reproductive Organs, Menopause Transition Support, Mood Swings, Hot Flashes, Vaginal Dryness, Digestion, Tones Blood Vessels, and aids in Urinary support, High blood pressure, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Spasmodic, Reduces, Fever and Varicose Veins.
Black Cohosh Usage
Migraines from menopausal symptoms known as “menstrual migraines” are a very common symptom. There is strong research that shows that Black Cohosh at dosages of 50 mg or more are effective in relieving headaches. Dong Quai (also found in Virtuous) is also often taken together with black cohosh to give a synergistic effect. Black Cohosh has been popular since the 1950’s to deal with sleep disturbance, anxiety, hot flashes and mood swings.
Black Cohosh Natural Estrogen Replacement
Hormone levels are most often the cause of vaginal discomfort including dryness, itching, Leukorrhea and odor. A decrease in estrogen thins the walls of the vagina and the tissues of the uterine. This also has obvious libido side effects as well. As a phytoestrogen, Black Cohosh helps the body boost its own level of estrogen without adding harmful synthetic estrogen found in HRT (hormone replacement therapy), Black Cohosh is recognized as a natural estrogen replacement.
Black Cohosh Breast Cancer
Studies have found that Black Cohosh decreases the risk of breast cancer and increases survival in women who already have breast cancer. Black Cohosh is the natural choice for dealing with breast cancer as it can correct estrogen levels but at the same time it does not introduce new estrogen (but is a phytoestrogen) that causes cancer cell growth.