Thats very true, the name scared me and I'm Black.
Definitely black co hosh has helped me, I'm 47 and peri menopausal, apart for the usually symptoms I had been getting very bad boils, these boils would appear every month when my period was due. I battled these horrible boils for 2 years, they were very large and extremely sore and no one could tell me why. 3 months into taking black co hosh and my boils have disappeared. It's been 6 months now of taking the black co hosh and fingers crossed no boils, and all usual peri menopausal symptoms have eased and my period is back to 28 days religiously again.
I found that Susun Weed's book "New Menopausal Years" The wise woman way to have alot of information on herbs for women 30 to 90. It has been a life saver for me where I have have started menopause and have terrible hot flashes etc. My daughter who is in her 20s has been using herbs to help her PMS with the information in this book. I highly recommend it.
Wish I had found black cohosh 6 years ago!!! I started taking it last week and within 24 hours I noticed a decline in the hot flashes! I'm sleeping much better. This is awesome!!! No more taking layers of clothes off then putting them back on. I'm starting to feel normal again!
I've started perimenopause my symptoms are only rapped heart beat [132bpm]ending up in ER three times because the epsodes would last for more then an hour,The Dr put me on VenlafaxineXR 74mg,and I take Evening Primrose, would Black Cohosh help with the rapped heart?
I love useing herbs and Black Cohosh is one of my favorites. I am 67 and not only have mood swings; but different temperatures in various parts of my body such as cold hands and feet, warm or hot knees especially my Right Knee which is full of Mr. old Arthir last name, itis. But Black Cohosh lessens the swelling, stabilizes my different body temperatures, thereby makeing me easier to live with others and myself. Aint no fun in pain.
This herb, along with a few others, have significantly (if not completely) eliminated my most bothersome symptoms of peri-menopause. I am taking NO medications anymore for ANY symptoms. Was taking birth control (for PMS) sleep madication or anti-anxiety meds to sleep -NO MORE & feel normal again! Western medicine is not always the answer!
I was so tormented with continuous sweating,especially at night. This went on day after day,I was becoming weaker and weaker. I found this article by happenstance. I bought some Black Cohosh.I immediately took 3 540mg capsules,and in just 2 hours I started cooling off and the sweating reduced by 90%..no lie folks! I was so sick and miserable,I started becoming suicidal this brought me back to life.It's been three days since my first dose,I'm at a local place using the internet able to get up and go about after three months of hell. I recommend this for anyone.I have been menopausal for 1year.,
It take away my ovarian pain, and my cyst don't hurt me anymore, I take black cohosh and Maca herb for my cyst and abnormal bleeding and they both work. And i find that ones i take both i don't feel depression