Study Background

Black Cohosh is an herbal supplement taken by some women to treat hot flashes, cramps, or other symptoms.

Researchers are studying the health effects of black cohosh in women who have been taking the supplement for at least 3 months.

Researchers are investigating how black cohosh affects folate and B12 levels, anemia, chromosomal damage in red blood cells, and metabolomics profiles.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Ages Eligible for Study: 18 years and older
  • Genders Eligible for Study: All
  • Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
  • All participants must be non-pregnant. No children, cognitively impaired persons, or prisoners will be enrolled.

Principal Investigator

Kristine L. Witt, M.S.
Kristine L. Witt, M.S.
Special Volunteer
Tel 984-287-3208
[email protected]
530 Davis Dr
530 Davis Drive (Keystone Bldg)
Durham, NC 27713