Actaea racemosa in history
Actaea racemosa, or Cimicifuga racemosa or Black cohosh as it is also called, is a perennial herb, native to North America. 1
In the 1950s, it gained popularity among European women as a herbal medicine for menopausal complaints. 2-3
Today, there are different preparations and forms of Actaea racemosa widely used by women all around the world who are looking for a way to address hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause.