This is a tall, perennial plant of the buttercup family. Generations of women all around the world have relied on the root of black cohosh to relieve various “female problems,” from low libido to PMS and menstrual cramps to menopause. Why did we include it in LibiGem®? Fact: It’s of the world’s most famous herbs for women!


Black cohosh has a reputation of being a potent aphrodisiac for women because it contains natural chemical compounds which mimic the effects of estrogen, the primary woman sex hormone. Two types of estrogen receptors in the herb, as well as a compound known as fukinolic acid have shown to be responsible for such effects.

Naturally, a fall in the level of estrogen may lead to low libido, lack of vaginal lubrication and inability to attain orgasm. Black Cohosh many help treat such problems of sexual arousal as well as help sex be more enjoyable.

If the hormones in a woman’s body are not in correct balance, she may be subject to excessive bleeding, sparse or absence of bleeding, PMS and menstrual cramps. By relieving such irregularities, black cohosh may help in promoting reproductive health which is crucial for sexual energy, Libido and pleasure.


As estrogen levels decline in a woman’s body during middle age, she may experience hot flashes, sweats, vaginal dryness, headache, dizziness, depressive mood, and other hormone related symptoms as a result. Nasty stuff! But we can help and so can this wonder herb! Black cohosh provides powerful plant compounds called phytoestrogens that mimic the effects of estrogen, which governs the menstrual cycle and declines after menopause. By binding to hormone receptors in the uterus, breast, and other parts of the body, symptoms of menopause may be drastically reduced.

Imagine all this without the harmful side effects or chemical dependency of SHT (synthetic hormone treatment) While Black Cohosh mimics the effects of estrogen, it’s not estrogen. For those who fear hormone replacement therapy, this should offer peace of mind.


Black Cohosh was long used by Native Americans as a remedy for painful menstrual periods. It has amazing anti muscle spasm properties that can lessen those horrible cramps during your special time of month. In fact, by possibly increasing blood flow to the uterus; it can lessen the intensity of those super “ouch” cramps (you know the ones) It also relieves nerves, irritability and bloating while offering relief of minor depression and mood swings.

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