Info: 90 Veg. Capsules
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa, also called Actaea racemosa) may be the most widely medically researched herb for treating menopausal symptoms, including in human clinical trials. The latest data suggests it's not estrogenic (which has been associated with breast cancer, when used long term), and can be used for treating menopausal or peri-menopausal symptoms such as anxiety, hot flashes, insomnia and night sweats or profuse sweating.
Each capsule contains:
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) powdered extract 1:1 (root & rhizome) (2.5% Triterpene glycosides): 40 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian capsule (cellulose, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).
Contains no dairy, soy, wheat or yeast, or artificial preservatives, colour or sweeteners.
Adults: Take 2 capsules with breakfast and 2 capsules at bedtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if you are pregnant. Consult a healthcare practitioner if you are breastfeeding or if you have liver disorder or develop symptoms of liver trouble. Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80007430.
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