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can black cohosh and dong quai be helpful in inducing periods?

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Not known to....
Answered on Oct 25, 2014

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Not likely: Neither of these is likely to provide much help with cycle regulation. In fact dong quai can cause blood thinning making periods even worse.
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