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Scutellaria Baicalensis Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Scutellaria Baicalensis
Glycemic Index / Load
Chinese Skullcap
Botanical Name
Scutellaria Macrantha , Scutellaria Baicalensis, Family: Lamiaceae
Chinese Name
Huang Qin

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Scutellaria Baicalensis

Consult your Doctor if you are Pregnant and Breastfeeding.
Do not use it if you debilitated with Diarrhea.
Consult with your practitioner before consuming it if suffering with diseases like Blood Diseases, Abdominal Pain, Edema and Manses Scanty.
It is Incompatible with :
Veratrum Nigrum
Paeonia Suffruticosa
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Scutellaria Baicalensis ( Baical Skullcap ) is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 30 Cm.
Best used for Liver Problems.
It is used to clear heat and dry dampness.
It treats diseases associated with heat as fever, Irritability, Thirst, Cough and Expectoration of thick, yellow sputum.
It also treats damp diseases as Diarrhea, Feeling of heaviness of Chest and painful Urination.
It is used in the treatment of Hepatitis. It is useful to cure infections and inflammation of Respiratory, Digestive and Urinary system.
It is used to treat Chronic Inflammatory conditions such as Asthma, Arthritis and Allergy.
Dried herb: 6-15 g/day
Liquid extract ( 1:2 ) : 30-60 ml/week or 4.5-8.5 ml/day in divided doses.

In TCM :
Scutellaria Macrantha Root : Huang Qin
Meridians associated : Lung, Stomach, Large Intestine and Gall Bladder.


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Materia Medica for Scutellaria Baicalensis

Single Herb

Scutellaria Macrantha for Jaundice

Make an infusion of Scutellaria Macrantha root. Have a cup of it daily.
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