Randomized trial of black cohosh for the treatment of hot flashes among women with a history of breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Hot Flashes
  • Plant Extracts
  • Tamoxifen

abstract

  • Black cohosh was not significantly more efficacious than placebo against most menopausal symptoms, including number and intensity of hot flashes. Our study illustrates the feasibility and value of standard clinical trial methodology in assessing the efficacy and safety of herbal agents.

publication date

  • May 15, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11352967

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2739

end page

  • 45

volume

  • 19

number

  • 10