Cimicifuga racemosa
Black Cohosh, Squawroot

Cimicifuga racemosa,
Black Cohosh, Squawroot

This perennial lives in the forest understory, ranging from southern Ontario to Georigia and Arkansas in the West.

Grow specs: Needs 70- 80% shade and rich leaf mold. Space at 2 ft and keep moist.

Black Cohosh root was used historically for female troubles associated with menstruation and menopause. Research has confirmed estrogenic, hypoglycemic, sedative and anti-inflammatory activity. Avoid during pregnancy.

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