This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of black cohosh. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing black cohosh.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing black cohosh. For practical information about using black cohosh medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Cimicifugae rhizoma|
|English common name||Black Cohosh|
|Botanical name||Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.|
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph