Dried black cohosh in a mortar & pestle on a wooden surface.
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Comforting Black Cohosh Tea Recipe

Black cohosh tea can help soothe menopausal and premenstrual discomfort. Brew a hot cup of tea when you are feeling under the weather.  
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Tea Time
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Black Cohosh Tea
Appliance: Kettle
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 1 black cohosh root
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp Dried ginger
  • Honey to taste


  • Finely slice and chop the root of the black cohosh plant.
  • Bring the water to a boil on the stove.
  • Pour the boiled water in a jar or glass
  • Add black cohosh root to the water and let it steep for 3 minutes. For more intense flavor you can steep it for 5-8 minutes.
  • Add dried ginger halfway through the brewing process.
  • Strain out the ginger and black cohosh and serve hot.
  • Add honey, if desired, for flavor.
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You can also use black cohosh tea bags instead of the root.