cohosh, white

cohosh, white (whītˑ kōˑ·häsh),

n Latin name:
Actaea alba; parts used: rhizomes; uses: menstrual complaints, childbirth, coughs, colds, urinary tract conditions; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, toxic (especially roots and fruits); may cause circulatory failure; do not ingest other than homeopathic doses. Also called
baneberry, snakeberry, coralberry, or
doll's eye.