Product Description: Certified Organic or Wildcrafted. This root primarily supports the reproductive and nervous systems by balancing hormones, reducing inflammation and spasms (cramps).
Botanical Name: Cimicifuga racemosa
May be helpful for: Reducing uterine and musculoskeletal cramping and spasms, joint pain and inflammation, fibromyalgia, insomnia, nervousness, neuralgias, sciatic pain, vertigo, epilepsy, headaches, migraines, hot flashes, edema, mucus production, and coughs. Improves circulation, appetite, digestion, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and hormonal changes due to hysterectomy and ovariectomy. Normalizes sex hormones and PMS problems related to estrogen deficiency. Has traditionally been used by qualified practitioners during labor to increase and/or regulate contractions.
Actions: Alteratives, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hypotensive, Nervine, Relaxant, Sedative, Tonic, Parturient, Estrogenic, Antivenomous, Oxytocic, Anti-rheumatic
Precautions: Endangered. Not during pregnancy except to assist labor and delivery (last two weeks of pregnancy and by qualified practitioners only). Also not to be used while breastfeeding, if you are taking any hormonal replacement therapy, or have estrogenic issues. It is toxic if used fresh. Small doses only.
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