. Herbals to East Menopause Symptoms
. Ease Menopause
Symptoms With Combination of 2 Herbals: Black Cohosh & St. .
Johns Wort Berlin: German researchers found a combination of St. .
Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum) and Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga
racemosa) was able to help alleviate psychological and physical
complaints associated with menopause.
. In the double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study, 301
women with menopausal complaints and psychological symptoms were
treated with St. . Johns Wort extract and Black Cohosh extract, or
placebo, for 16 weeks.
. After the treatment period, the mean Menopause Rating Scale
score decreased 50 percent in the treatment group and only 19.6
percent in the placebo group. . Similarly, the Hamilton Depression
Rating Scale total score decreased 41.8 percent in the treatment
group and only 12.7 percent in the placebo group. . There were no
major differences between groups regarding adverse events,
laboratory values or tolerance.
. The researchers concluded the combination of St. . Johns Wort
and Black Cohosh was superior to placebo in alleviating both the
emotional and physical complaints associated with menopause.