Black Cohosh Plus
Black Cohosh is an herb that provides a natural way to normalize hormonal changes and moderate the uncomfortable changes that accompany menopause. Wellness Works Black Cohosh is made under strict European quality standards which are comparable to over-the-counter drug standards in the U.S. It provides optimal levels of naturally occurring triterpene glycosides.
Black Cohosh has traditionally been used to help alleviate perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptoms and the German Commission E supports its use as such. The mechanism of action is still unclear but it is thought to have an estrogen-like effect or modulate estrogen receptors. Although more research is needed, black cohosh may help support normal, healthy levels of luteinizing hormone (LH). Increased LH levels, which are often the result of declining estrogen levels, are typically responsible for the changes associated with menopause. Studies showing a positive effect on symptoms of perimenopause and postmenopause have used primarily extracts standardized to contain triterpene glycosides. Dong Quai is added as it helps support a normal, healthy response to female hormone imbalance. Chasteberry helps support normal, healthy levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) and prolactin. By doing this, Chasteberry can help provide support for symptoms associated with menopause.
Black Cohosh may be an effective way to help support perimenopausal and postmenopausal women, particularly for those with intolerance or contraindications to traditional hormone replacement therapy.
Adults take 1 capsule, 4 times daily with meals or as directed by a healthcare professional.
No adverse effects have been reported.
Black Cohosh Root Extract ……………………………………….. 40 mg
(Cimicifuga racemosa) (standardized to 2.5% [1 mg] Triterpene glycosides)
Chasteberry Fruit Powder………………………………………. 100 mg
Dong Quai Root Powder ………………………………………… 100 mg
Other Ingredients: gelatin, water (capsule), rice powder, magnesium stearate, and silica.
This product contains NO sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.