What is the maximum daily dosage for black cohosh?

There is no official maximum daily dosage for black cohosh. This herb is considered to be a dietary (food) supplement. Follow package directions or the recommendations of your doctor or herbalist. Side effects may result from taking higher-than-recommended doses. Black cohosh should not be used by children.

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