Botanical Name: Scutellaria lateriflora
$16.20 – $44.00
Scullcap is a gentle herb that is nourishing to the nervous system. It has been used for thousands of years and is shown to be a tremendous help to those who suffer with anxiety. Scullcap can have a striking calming affect on those with an agitated mind and it’s calming influence is remarkable to most who give this herb a try. There are many conditions that Scullcap can be of great help. According to an article found on the Pennstate Milton S Hershey Medical Center website; “Studies show American skullcap has significant antioxidant effects, and may help protect against neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, anxiety, and depression. There’s even some evidence to suggest that American skullcap may inhibit food allergic response. Today, other herbs (such as valerian) are more commonly used, although American skullcap may be combined with other calming herbs in some preparations.” You can visit that page here. Ask your doctor if Skullcap may benefit you. If using the Skullcap herb, it can be taken in a tea form, add the powder to smoothies, or encapsulate it yourself. You will find the herb form here.