Scullcap, tincture - 4oz (118.3ml)

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Latin (botanical) name: Scutellaria lateriflora

Common names: Baikal Scullcap

Plant Description: Scullcap (or Scutellaria lateriflora), a member of the mint family, is a perennial herb native to southeastern North America, from New York to W. Virginia, and South Carolina, Missouri, and Alabama. It can generally be found in thick woods, bluffs, and along roadsides. Its root is a creeping, short rhizome which sends up square stems. The stems are branched and 6-18 inches tall. The leaves, soft and heart-shaped at the base, grow to be 1/2" to 2-1/2" long, with scalloped or serrated edges. The flowers of Scullcap range from blue to lavender to purple. They are tube-shaped and hooded, and bloom from May to August. The aerial part of the plant is used in herbal preparations.

Dosage: 20-60 drops in water or juice, 2-3 times daily or as needed.

Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.

Efficacy Studies & Other Clinical Data:
  • National Library of Medicine - Scullcap and Platelet Inhibition
  • National Library of Medicine - Comparative Study of Intravenous Piperacillin Sodium or Injection of Scutellaria Compound in Patients with Pulmonary Infection
Helpful Links:
  • Information on Scullcap
  • The Golden Root: Clinical Applications of Scutellaria Baicalensis GEORGI Flavonoids as Modulators of the Inflammatory Response
  • Health and Age Overview of Scullcap
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