Black Cohosh tea may just be what you need to help deal with hormonal problems. Be it menopause or not, this is the tea to deal with the discomfort you are feeling.
This herb is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and K; and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, zinc and many others. It also contains actein, salicylic acid and tannins.
- This herb makes quite a powerful tea, so you should keep to low doses, always staying within the recommended amounts. Too much black cohosh tea may cause headaches, instead of relieving them, nausea and, in extreme cases, tremors.
For some, too much may cause diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness, sweating and drops in blood pressure.
- Do not take this tea on a daily basis. It is best to drink it moderately and for short periods of time. If the pain or symptoms last longer, go see your doctor, just to make sure if everything is okay.
All these constituents work together to bring you tea that is full of benefits.
- This tea is gaining a great deal of reputation for bringing menopausal relief. This is the direct result of black cohosh acting as a liver cleanser.
By keeping your liver healthy, it keeps your hormonal levels in check. It is especially helpful for hormone replacement therapy.
- A cup of black cohosh tea helps to stimulate your estrogen levels, helping you deal with the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, mood swings, depression and vaginal dryness.
- As an adrenal tonic, it fights the stress that your adrenal glands are subjected to and that causes the symptoms of menopause to disturb your days and your nights.
- Another one of the great benefits of black cohosh is the fact that it may help to slow down the process of bone loss, preventing osteoporosis, a condition that is common during menopause.
- Stressed over a delayed period? Well, stress is not going to help you, but a cup of black cohosh tea just might.
It is a great uterine tonic that will help you regulate your periods, bringing on delayed or absent menstruation and relieving the pain that comes with it.
- As a muscle relaxant and a nerve tonic, it helps to deal with PMS symptoms, relieving stress and nervous tension that naturally occurs at this time. You may also find relief from nausea, depression, mood changes, bad headaches, acne and excessive hair growth.
- So take a cup of this tea for both high and low estrogen levels. Keeping the liver cleansed is a great benefit of black cohosh, so why not try it next time you need a little help?
Natural Sedative and Inflammation Relief
- By reducing inflammation, black cohosh tea is great to bring relief for rheumatic pain and prevent arthritis. Great for elderly who might be suffering from joint pain.
- It relieves muscle tension and spasms; reduces the pain and improves blood flow which helps your body get rid of the toxins that are causing the inflammation in the first place.
- This natural sedative and painkiller is the perfect cup of tea to treat a headache that is bothering you.
- To make this tea for medicinal purposes, boil 1 teaspoon of black cohosh per cup of water for about 20 – 30 minutes. This makes a dark and rather bitter tasting tea that can be sweetened with sugar or honey.
- Alternatively, for your drinking pleasure, you can place 1 teaspoon of black cohosh root in one cup of boiling water and let it steep for about 3 minutes. Sweeten it to your liking. This will make a milder, yellow tea than the above suggested recipe.
- Drink 2 to 3 cups a day. Be sure to stay within the recommended doses. If any discomfort occurs, speak to your doctor immediately.