What it is
Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) is a species of flowering plant of the family Ranunculaceae.
What it does
Black cohosh has antioxidant properties when taken orally. However, we don’t know yet if it provides any antiaging benefits when applied topically on the skin too.
Black cohosh is generally considered to be safe.
(Source: Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, March–April 2000)
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