Tag Archives: Cohosh

Black Cohosh – Also Touted As a Poison Antidote

Black Cohosh: Native Americans may have been some of the first to use this herb medicinally. Native Americans used Black Cohosh in the treatment of several disorders such as gynecological disorders, sore throats, kidney problems, and depression. European settlers in the U.S. continued to use the herb to treat maladies under the name “black snakeroot”.… Read More »

Blue Cohosh – A Native American Herb To Ease Childbirth

Caulophyllum Thalictroides Common Names: Beechdrops, blueberry, blue ginseng, papoose root, squaw root, yellow ginseng. Medicinal Part: Rootstock Description: Blue cohosh is a perennial plant found in eastern North America, near running streams, around swamps and in other moist places. The fruit is a pea-sized, dark blue berry borne on a fleshy stock. Properties and Uses:… Read More »