Herbal Information for Organic Black Cohosh Root in Powder Form
Common Names: Black Cohosh
Botanical Name: Cimicifuga racemosa
Other Names: Black Snakeroot, Black Bugbane, Squaw Root
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Form: Powder, Certified Organic
Package Size: One Pound (1 lb.)
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Origin: United States
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. May cause gastric complaints with prolonged use.
Additional Information About Black Cohosh Root
- Botanical Support for Menopause
- Supporting a Natural Positive Change during a challenging transition time for women.
How to Use Black Cohosh Root
Black cohosh root has been used for thousands of years as a woman's botanical. It is often used tea; although, it makes a dark and bitter one. It can also be used in capsules or in extract form. The chemical constituents of black cohosh root include cimicifugin, racemosin, and resins.
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
- Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
- Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
- HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
- ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
- Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
- Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
- Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209152-51Global Trade Item Number: 767963081209Manufacturer Part Number 209152-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)