Last update Oct. 28, 2014
Rizomes and roots are used.
It contains saponids, phytoestrogens, and other substances.
Attributed effect: estrogenic stimulation.
Indications according to Commission E of German Ministry of Health: pre-menstrual dysmenorrhea, menopause.
Maximal daily dose: 40 mg of drug equivalent. Do not use it for longer than 6 months
Estrogen-agonist may decrease breast milk production and alter its composition.
We do not have alternatives for Black-Cohosh.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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