White cohosh is an herb. Despite the fact that all parts of the plant are poisonous, white cohosh is used to make medicine.

Don’t confuse white cohosh with black cohosh, used for symptoms of menopause; or with blue cohosh, an herb used to stimulate the uterus and relieve muscle spasms. White cohosh is also known as baneberry, but it should not be confused with European baneberry.

Women use white cohosh to stimulate menstruation and treat other female disorders, as well as ease childbirth.

White cohosh is also used for colds and cough, urinary tract disorders, itching, and stomach disorders.

Some people try white cohosh to revive those near death.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough information available to know how white cohosh works.

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