Blackcohosh - Plant
Common name: black cohosh
Bloom time: June to July
Height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Native American people once used growing black cohosh plants for a medley of medical issues, from snake bites to gynecological conditions
During the 19th century, physicians availed themselves of black cohosh herb benefits with regards to fever reduction, menstrual cramping, and
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: medium moisture soils
Temprature: 70 degrees F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- In order to plant black cohosh in the home garden, either purchase seeds from a reputable nursery or collect your own.
- To collect seeds, do so in the fall when the seeds are mature and have dried out in their capsules
they will have started to split open and when shaken make a rattling sound.
- Sow these seeds immediately.
Adds architectural height and late summer bloom to a shaded part of the border or shade garden.
- Black Cohosh has been used by Native Americans for more than two hundred years, after they discovered the root of the plant helped relieve menstrual cramps and symptoms of menopause
- Black Cohosh as an a herb for herbal remedies and health benefits, plus culinary uses
- Known hazards: Herbal medicines containing black cohosh are generally regarded as safe if taken as directed
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use.
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