Black Cohosh Root, c/s

Cimicifuga racemosa


Origin: USA

Note: Not to used if pregnant. Not recommended for long term use.
Common Names: Black snake root, bugbane, rattleroot, rattletop, rattleweed, snakeroot, black bugbane, squaw root, serpentaria, Traubiges Wanzenkraut, Schwarzes Wanzenkraut, herbe aux punaises, silfurkerti, sølvlys, läkesilverax, klaseormedrue

Known by many names, such as black bugbane, snakeroot, fairy candle, and most commonly black cohosh, Actaea racemosa is a flowering plant native to North America. The flowers themselves have an unpleasantly sweet and medicinal smell, which attracts bugs like flies and beetles.