No Evidence That Black Cohosh Relieves Menopause Symptoms

Black cohosh doesn't help hot flashes, hormone replacement therapy does.

Although many women coping with hot flashes and other distressing symptoms of menopause have turned to black cohosh supplements as a treatment alternative, a new review by The Cochrane Library finds no evidence that the herb is effective.

Compared to black cohosh, hormone therapy significantly reduced hot flash frequency.


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I guess we will just have to tough it out.

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