Skullcap Herb Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: American Skullcap, Blue Pimpernel, Blue Skullcap, Escutelaria, Grande Toque, Helmet Flower, Hoodwort, Mad-Dog Herb, Mad-Dog Skullcap, Mad-Dog Weed, Mad Weed, Quaker Bonnet, Scullcap,Scutellaria, Scutellaire, Scutellaire de Virginie, Scutellaire Lateriflore, Scutelluria, Scutellaria lateriflora, Toque Bleue, Toque Casquee, Toque des Marais.
Scientific Name: Scutellaria
Common Uses: Skullcap is used for trouble sleeping (insomnia),anxiety, stroke, and paralysis caused by stroke. It is also used for fever,high cholesterol, "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis), rabies, epilepsy, nervous tension, allergies, skin infections, inflammation, and spasms.
*Warnings: Severe drowsiness,Confusion or mental slowing,Giddiness,Stupor (a severely dulled, almost unresponsive mental state),Seizures. An irregular pulse, signs of liver damage, such as yellow eyes or skin (jaundice), upper right abdominal pain, or elevated liver enzymes (found using a blood test) Signs of an allergic reaction, such as a rash, hives, itching, swelling ofthe mouth or throat, wheezing, or difficulty breathing.
Origin: Eastern Asia. China. Maryland.