How to Take Black Cohosh for Abortion?

black cohosh for abortion

This is an anti-spasmodic herb which has a balancing effect on the hormone estrogen. This is used for female complaints namely pain, cramps, hormonal imbalances and menopause symptoms. This should not be used for more than 6 months. This herb has abortifacient properties and should not be taken longer than 10 days as it may lead to toxicity. This is contraindicated in subjects with any type of heart disease as this depresses heart rate. Here we discussed in detail how use black cohosh for abortion.(1)

Is Black Cohosh Safe for Abortion?

Yes, it is safe to use black cohosh for abortion. This has to be taken in the right amount or else it will lead to toxicity and side effects.(2)

How to Use Black Cohosh for Abortion?

1. Black Cohosh and Vitamin C for Abortion (Miscarriage)


  • Black cohosh
  • Vitamin C


  • Add 2 teaspoons of black cohosh powder into a glass of water.
  • Stir well and leave it aside, add Vitamin C to this mixture.
  • Consume this mixture.

How it works: Black cohosh helps in releasing the hormone oxytocin and induces abortion. Vitamin C contains pure ascorbic acid and is a water soluble vitamin which can induce abortion when used along with black cohosh.

Repetitions: twice/thrice daily

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Best time to apply: Early morning and night


  • This is helpful in termination 2-6 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Not to consume more than 6000mg of Vitamin C per day.
  • The dosage for Vitamin C is 10-12 g per day, to be started slowly with a low dosage and increase the dosage. The bleeding starts within 3-6 days, if not please try another method.

2. Black Cohosh Capsule for Abortion (Miscarriage)


  • Black cohosh capsules
  • 1 glass of water


  • Consume black cohosh capsules with 1 glass of water.

How it works: It works as abortifacient and induces miscarriage.

Repetitions: 500-1000 mg every 4 hours

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Best time to apply: anytime of the day.

Tips: Be careful with the dosage as over dosage may lead to toxicity.

The black cohosh along with red or blue cohosh can also be used for termination of pregnancy. It is better to consult herbalist before attempting to terminate the pregnancy with black cohosh and make sure uterus is clear of its contents after its consumption and no products are retained. If there is incomplete abortion, it is toxic to the body and causes sepsis and complications.

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