black cohosh

black cohosh
Cimicifuga racemosa. An eastern North American perennial herb. A substance obtained from the root of the plant has been used in some cultures to treat a number of medical problems. It is being studied in the treatment of hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. The plant is also called black snakeroot, rattlesnake root, bugwort, and bugbane.

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  • black cohosh — n a perennial herb of the genus Cimicifuga (C. racemosa) whose rhizome and roots are the source of cimicifuga called also black snakeroot, bugbane * * * 1. Cimicifuga racemosa. 2. the fresh or dried root of C. racemosa, having estrogenic effects …   Medical dictionary

  • black cohosh — kekinė juodžolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Actaea racemosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Actaea racemosa angl. black cohosh; black snakeroot šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black cohosh root — n CIMICIFUGA (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • black cohosh — 1. See under cohosh. 2. See black snakeroot. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • black cohosh — noun North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia • Syn: ↑black snakeroot, ↑rattle top, ↑Cimicifuga racemosa • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …   Useful english dictionary

  • black cohosh — noun Date: 1828 a bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa) of the eastern United States …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cohosh — may refer to the herbs: Blue Cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides (Berberidaceae) Black Cohosh, Cimicifuga racemosa (Ranunculaceae), now known as Actea racemosa This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Black snakeroot — is a common name for several plants:* Cimicifuga racemosa , also known as black cohosh * Sanicula sp., also known as sanicle …   Wikipedia

  • black snakeroot — black snake·root snā .krüt, .kru̇t n BLACK COHOSH …   Medical dictionary

  • black snakeroot — noun 1. deciduous low growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States • Syn: ↑Canada ginger, ↑Asarum canadense • Hypernyms: ↑wild ginger 2. North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia •… …   Useful english dictionary

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