also known as Cimicifuga racemosa
It is also known as black snakeroot or bugbane. It is a member of the buttercup family a perennial plant native to Canada and the United States. It has a long history of use by Native Americans to alleviate many disfunctions in the body such as musculoskeletal pain and menstrual irregularities.
It has been used to support reproductive health and for women during premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menstrual cramps to menopausal transitions. Specifically for its ability to provide relief from some symptoms of menopause such as night sweats, hot flashes sleep disturbances and irritability. Relief from menopausal symptoms is what it is most commonly known for.
- Country of origin: USA
- Cimicifuga racemosa (aka. Actaea racemosa) – Root and Rhizome
- Triterpene glycosides content NMT 2.5%
- Extract ratio 6-8:1
- Extraction: Ethanol and Water
- Stored form: Powder