“Use of black cohosh in high-risk populations (such as in women with a history of breast cancer) should be under the supervision of a licensed healthcare professional,” states the Mayo Clinic.
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Mayo Clinic website, 2008. “Black Cohosh,” on line review article by Mayo Clinic
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