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Blue cohosh Medicinal Uses

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    Blue cohosh Medicinal Uses: Blue cohosh plant is a perennial herb with thick rhizome roots, and grows about three feet, and produces cluster of flowers,
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 30, 2012
      Blue cohosh Medicinal Uses:

      Blue cohosh plant is a perennial herb with thick rhizome roots, and
      grows about three feet, and produces cluster of flowers, which are
      yellowish green or purple greenish during the spring season. The seeds
      of blue cohosh herb are very small that looks like berries and
      poisonous in nature. Blue cohosh herbs are grown and found in South
      Carolina, North America, and predominantly grown and found in the
      mountains of Allegheny. Blue cohosh herb is scientifically called as
      Caulophyllum thalictriodes, and commonly called by other names such as
      blueberry root, papoose root, blue ginseng, leontice, and beechdrop
      etc.,

      Blue cohosh herb has twisted rhizome roots, which are used to treat
      various health ailments, as it posses medicinal properties. The main
      ingredients found in blue cohosh rhizome roots are flavanoids,
      steroidal saponins, alkaloids, which comprises of sedative, anti
      spasmodic, nervine oxytocic, anti rheumatic, emmenagogue and uterine
      tonic properties. Generally blue cohosh roots are used for the
      treatment of Gyneocological disorders of women. The Blue cohosh herbs
      are generally grown wild in the forest regions.

      Blue cohosh medicinal uses; blue cohosh herbs rhizomes roots are
      collected during the autumn season which comprises of active
      constituents in good proportions during that season. Blue cohosh
      rhizome roots are used along with other medicinal herbs such as
      Motherwort, false unicorn root for the treatment of uterus disorders as
      herbal remedy. Generally, blue cohosh preparations are available in the
      form of tincture, capsules, liquid extract, powder, tea and syrup in
      the market. Due to the presence of triterpenoid saponin hederagenin
      alkaloid, it stimulates and strengthens uterus and tones up the uterine
      muscles due to the presence of methyl cytosine alkaloid with its
      antispasmodic properties. Blue cohosh is known to get relief from
      painful delivery process, because it stimulates the labor and makes easy
      delivery.
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