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SKULLCAP

SCULLCAP, Scutellaria lateriflora
Parts used: Herb
Constituents: Flavonoids, Bitters, Volatile oil, Tannins
 
Actions Indications
Sedative
Nervine

Anti-spasmodic
Trophorestorative

Vasodilator cerebral
Anti-convulsant
Anxiety, tension, nervous exhaustion, insomnia, hysteria, restless sleep, depression, shortness of breath, hypertension, peace of mind, worry. Combines well with Valerian, Passionflower, Black cohosh.
And fear, shock, over activity, pushed themselves or adrenals

To the nervous system; headaches of nervous origin, pre-menstrual tension, neuralgia, schizophrenia, and mental problems, palpitations exhausted or depressed conditions
Epilepsy including grand mal, chorea
 
Herbal extract, 15-30mL per week
Energetics: Cool, bitter, astringent, dry. Dosha: V-P+K-
Meridians: heart, kidney, liver
Contraindications: In high doses during pregnancy
 
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