J Womens Health. 1998 Jun; 7(5): 525-9.
A review of the effectiveness of Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) for the symptoms of menopause.
University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.
In this review of eight human studies on the effectiveness of an extract of Cimicifuga racemosa on alleviating menopausal symptoms, it is apparent that it is a safe, effective alternative to estrogen replacement therapy for those patients in whom estrogen replacement therapy is either refused or contraindicated.