Black Snake Root (Masculine/Mars/Fire) is used for love, lust & money. It's wonderful for your emotional well-being! Brewed in a tea, it is an excellent natural remedy for hot flashes! Black Snake Root (Cohosh) is one of the leading herbs for menopausal distress and menstrual discomfort. Its powerful plant compounds soothe menstrual cramps, ease hot flashes and the nervous irritability & mild mood changes that accompany menopause.