The name derives from the ability of the grass to repel harmful insects with its smell. The history of use of zimitsifugs is included in the traditional medicine of many countries in Europe, Asia and the USA.
For medical purposes, the plant root is used. Currently, there are many ready-made herbal medicines from cimicifuga, but their quality is very different, mainly extracts are used in these preparations.
Important! Many pharmaceutical preparations of cimicifugu contain insufficient doses and inadequate dosage forms to effect. Therefore, it is important to use powder of cimifugia root 2-5 g per day (the dose is selected by a doctor).