ORGANIC Dried Skullcap Herb - 1 ounce (approx. 1.5 cup) Cut & Sifted, Scutellaria lateriflora, scullcap herb
Organic Dried Skullcap Herb - 1 ounce (approx. 1.5 cup) Cut & Sifted, Scutellaria lateriflora, scullcap herb. You will get 1 oz of dried, loose herb.
Possible health benefits of skullcap herb:
Studies showed that American skullcap has antioxidant properties that may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, anxiety and depression.
Various studies have indicated that American skullcap may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, anxietyand depression because of its antioxidant properties. This herb can also act as a:
Sedative — American skullcap has potential as a treatment for epilepsy, hysteria, panic attacks, anxiety and delirium tremens. It also helps induce sleep naturally in people with insomnia.
Antispasmodic — The herb was used to help clear the throat, and address neuralgia, stress-caused headaches, after-effects of incessant coughing, anorexia nervosa, fibromyalgia and mild Tourette's syndrome. American skullcap can also be useful for people suffering from withdrawal symptoms from tranquilizers and barbiturates.
A May 2009 study published in Phytomedicine also highlighted that American skullcap promoted anticonvulsant activities in rats.
For around two centuries, it was said that American skullcap was widely used as a mild relaxant and as a form of treatment for anxiety, nervous tension and convulsions. Some Native American tribes used American skullcap to treat rabies and schizophrenia, which is why the herb is called mad dog, and stimulate menstrual flow by way of its emmenagogue properties. American skullcap was also used during spiritual ceremonies to encourage visions.
Skullcap Tea Recipe:
1 tablespoon of good-quality skullcap herb
2 cups boiling water
Put both ingredients in a teapot and steep for 10 minutes.
Sweeten with raw honey, Luo han or stevia if preferred.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
This makes 2 servings.
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