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Skullcap Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Scutellaria Lateriflora
Homeopathic Name
Scutellaria Laterifolia   -   Mother Tincture

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Skullcap Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Skullcap

Most Effective

Nutrients in Skullcap

Taste of

Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Skullcap

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
Large doses of this herb may be harmful and could cause liver damage.
Avoid use for an ADHD suffered child who is below 6 years.
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Skullcap is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 75 Cm.
Best used for Fever, Infections, Nervous Debility.
It is Trophorestorative for Nervous System.
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Materia Medica for Skullcap

Single Herb

Skullcap for Gastroparesis

Prepare a decoction of Skullcap root. Take one cup three times a day after each meal.

Skullcap for Bone Pains

Prepare a tea of the dried herb. Drink twice a day.

Skullcap for Alcoholism and Addiction

Prepare Skullcap tea and give it to the patient every hour or two to drink. Start from half cup and reduce the quantity as the symptoms subside.

Skullcap for Epilepsy and Bed Wetting

Put One tablespoon dried Skullcap plant in a cup of water and steep for half an hour. Take thrice daily.

Skullcap for Anxiety

Boil One tablespoon dried Skullcap in a cup of water for 20-25 minutes. Cool and drink at least thrice a day.

Skullcap for ADHD

Prepare a decoction of Skullcap root. Take half cup two times a day.

Skullcap for Aerophobia

Boil 1 tablespoon of dried Skullcap in one cup of water for 25 minutes. Strain it and drink thrice daily.

Skullcap for Agoraphobia

Boil 1 tablespoon of dried Skullcap roots in one cup of water for 25 minutes. Drink it thrice daily.

Skullcap for Claustrophobia

Put 2 teaspoons of dried Skullcap roots in one cup of water. Boil it for 10 minutes. Drink it twice daily.

Skullcap for Convulsions

Prepare a decoction, made of Skullcap roots and one cup of hot water. Consume it twice daily.
OR : Buy Scutellaria Mother – Tincture from a Homeopathic Shop. Put 10 drops of it in one glass of water. Drink it twice a day after meals.
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Herbal Treatment For Cough 22

Prepare a decoction of Skullcap flower and Anemarrhena rhizome. Take it twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Anxiety 1

Prepare a tea from Mugwort, Valerian, Chamomile, St. Johns Wort and Skullcap. Add 1/4 tsp of each herb. Add honey. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Shingles 1

Grind the following herbs together :-
Oat Straw (seeds)
St. John's wort (Flower)
Skull cap (Root)
Take two teaspoon two times a day with water.

Herbal Treatment For Addiction 1

Take leaves of Catnip, Chamomile, Peppermint and Skullcap. Make a tea with it. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Herpes 1

Take following Herbs in mentioned quality :
20 g Dandelion root, 25 g Skullcap root, 30 g dried plant of Purslane, 15 g Pinellia roots, 20 g dried Indigo plant, 30 g American Ginseng root, 20 g Cinnamon twig, 30 g Bupleurum root, 20 g dried plant of Thlaspi Arvense and 40 g Liquorice root. Grind them to make powder. Add water in the required amount of the powder to make paste. Apply it over external Herpes.

Herbal Treatment For Fatigue 9

Take One teaspoon of each Lobelia ( Narasam ) and Skullcap.
Mix half teaspoon of Lemongrass ( Gandhatrina ) and infuse in a cup of hot water for 15 minutes.
Drink Luke warm.
It relaxes your tense muscles.

Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 14

Boil Skullcap and Chamomile in equal quantities to make tea.
Drink One cup in the evening.
You may add some Honey to improve the taste.

Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 15

Infuse a small teaspoon of dried Hawthorn Berry ( Nagaphani ) and Skullcap in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes.
Drink One cup at bed time.
You may also substitute Skullcap by Valerian.

Herbal Treatment For Piles 15

Following herbs, in conjunction are beneficial for Hemorrhoids.
Callicarpa Formosana
Sanguisorba Officinalis
You may buy the formula, containing the above mentioned Herbs. Capsule form is readily available. Consume 1 capsule 3 times a day.
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