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Black Cohosh Extract

MedGen UID:
208592
Concept ID:
C0771967
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
Synonyms: Actaea racemosa Root; Black cohosh; Black Cohosh; Black cohosh extract; Black cohosh preparation; Cimicifuga racemosa extract; Cimicifuga racemosa preparation; Cimicifuga racemosa Root; Cimicifugae racemosae Rhizoma; Fariy Candle Root
SNOMED CT: Cimicifuga racemosa extract (412588001); Cimicifuga racemosa preparation (412589009); Black cohosh extract (412588001); Black cohosh preparation (412589009); Black cohosh (412588001)
 

Definition

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 scientific name is Cimicifuga racemosa. [from NCI_NCI-GLOSS]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Tanmahasamut P, Vichinsartvichai P, Rattanachaiyanont M, Techatraisak K, Dangrat C, Sardod P
Climacteric 2015 Feb;18(1):79-85. Epub 2014 Sep 22 doi: 10.3109/13697137.2014.933410. PMID: 24941138
Bai W, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Wang S, Zheng S, Liu J, Zhang Z, Geng L, Hu L, Jiao C, Liske E
Maturitas 2007 Sep 20;58(1):31-41. Epub 2007 Jun 22 doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2007.04.009. PMID: 17587516
Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Meden H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D, Stammwitz U, Becher H
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2007 Mar;45(3):143-54. PMID: 17416109
Raus K, Brucker C, Gorkow C, Wuttke W
Menopause 2006 Jul-Aug;13(4):678-91. doi: 10.1097/01.gme.0000196813.34247.e2. PMID: 16837890
Osmers R, Friede M, Liske E, Schnitker J, Freudenstein J, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH
Obstet Gynecol 2005 May;105(5 Pt 1):1074-83. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000158865.98070.89. PMID: 15863547

Diagnosis

Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Meden H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D, Stammwitz U, Becher H
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2007 Mar;45(3):143-54. PMID: 17416109
Hostanska K, Nisslein T, Freudenstein J, Reichling J, Saller R
Anticancer Res 2005 Jan-Feb;25(1A):139-47. PMID: 15816531
Bodinet C, Freudenstein J
Menopause 2004 May-Jun;11(3):281-9. PMID: 15167307

Therapy

Ross SM
Holist Nurs Pract 2012 Jan-Feb;26(1):58-61. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e31823d1f67. PMID: 22157510
Naser B, Schnitker J, Minkin MJ, de Arriba SG, Nolte KU, Osmers R
Menopause 2011 Apr;18(4):366-75. doi: 10.1097/gme.0b013e3181fcb2a6. PMID: 21228727
Bai W, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Wang S, Zheng S, Liu J, Zhang Z, Geng L, Hu L, Jiao C, Liske E
Maturitas 2007 Sep 20;58(1):31-41. Epub 2007 Jun 22 doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2007.04.009. PMID: 17587516
Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Meden H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D, Stammwitz U, Becher H
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2007 Mar;45(3):143-54. PMID: 17416109
Osmers R, Friede M, Liske E, Schnitker J, Freudenstein J, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH
Obstet Gynecol 2005 May;105(5 Pt 1):1074-83. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000158865.98070.89. PMID: 15863547

Prognosis

Osmers R, Friede M, Liske E, Schnitker J, Freudenstein J, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH
Obstet Gynecol 2005 May;105(5 Pt 1):1074-83. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000158865.98070.89. PMID: 15863547

Clinical prediction guides

Tanmahasamut P, Vichinsartvichai P, Rattanachaiyanont M, Techatraisak K, Dangrat C, Sardod P
Climacteric 2015 Feb;18(1):79-85. Epub 2014 Sep 22 doi: 10.3109/13697137.2014.933410. PMID: 24941138
Rostock M, Fischer J, Mumm A, Stammwitz U, Saller R, Bartsch HH
Gynecol Endocrinol 2011 Oct;27(10):844-8. Epub 2011 Jan 13 doi: 10.3109/09513590.2010.538097. PMID: 21231853
Amsterdam JD, Yao Y, Mao JJ, Soeller I, Rockwell K, Shults J
J Clin Psychopharmacol 2009 Oct;29(5):478-83. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0b013e3181b2abf2. PMID: 19745648Free PMC Article
Bai W, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Wang S, Zheng S, Liu J, Zhang Z, Geng L, Hu L, Jiao C, Liske E
Maturitas 2007 Sep 20;58(1):31-41. Epub 2007 Jun 22 doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2007.04.009. PMID: 17587516
Henneicke-von Zepelin HH, Meden H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D, Stammwitz U, Becher H
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2007 Mar;45(3):143-54. PMID: 17416109

Recent systematic reviews

Naser B, Schnitker J, Minkin MJ, de Arriba SG, Nolte KU, Osmers R
Menopause 2011 Apr;18(4):366-75. doi: 10.1097/gme.0b013e3181fcb2a6. PMID: 21228727

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