Cimicifuga racemosa

Cimicifuga racemosa

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Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.
Engl.: black cohosh, black bugbane, black snakeroot, macrotys, rattle root, rattleweed, snakeroot, squaw root.
Deu.: Traubiges Wanzenkraut, Juli-Silberkerze, Schwarze Schlangenwurzel, Traubensilberkerze, Wanzenkraut.
Sven.: spjutsilverax, amerikanskt silverax, läkesilverax.
Suom.: lännenkimikki, tähkäkimikki.
Bot. syn.: Actaea racemosa L., Actaea racemosa Willd., Botrophis racemosa, Botrophis serpentaria Raf., Cimicifuga cordifolia Pursh., Macrotys racemosa Eat.

The NIMH conference

Cimicifuga: Uses - References.

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Classic texts: DMNA 1884-1887.Cimicifuga: The homoeopathic uses of Cimicifuga racemosa - The uses of Cimicifuga racemosa in the Eclectic school - Medical and pharmaceutical references to Cimicifuga racemosa.

Cimicifuga: Allied species - Green rhizome.

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Classic texts: DMNA 1884-1887.Cimicifuga: Allied species - Description - Description of the drug - Microscopical structure of cimicifuga racemosa - Constituents - The alleged "crystallizable neutral principle" of Cimicifuga racemosa - The fresh juice - The green rhizome.

Cimicifuga Racemosa. Black Snakeroot.

Plate 21. Cimicifuga racemosa. Classic texts: DMNA 1884-1887. Cimicifuga: Parts used - Botanical analysis - Common names - Botanical description - Botanical history - Forms - Geographical distribution.

Cimicifuga: History - Preparations.

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Classic texts: DMNA 1884-1887.Cimicifuga: Pharmacopoeial history - Pharmacopoeial preparations - Unofficial preparations - Examination of cimicifugin for the detection of a crystalline substance - Medical history and propertis - The medical history and physiological action of Cimicifuga racemosa - Clinical investigation with the fluid extract of Cimicifuga racemosa.