22 Dec Scullcap, Western (Scutellaria lateriflora)
This herb aids sleep and is reputed to help calm nervousness. The herb is bitter and is a stimulant.
How It May Benefit You…
- nervous tension, headaches and muscle aches caused by tension,
- drug or alcohol withdrawal.
- symptoms of premenstrual syndrome aggravated or caused by stress.
May cause stomach upset or diarrhoea.
Skullcap may cause drowsiness. Do not operate a car or heavy machinery after taking it.
Large amounts of the tincture may cause confusion, giddiness, twitching, and possibly, convulsions.
WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
Available as prepared tea, tinctures, dried leaves, capsules.