Nature's Herbs - Scullcap - 100 Capsules
Nature's Herbs Scullcap is harvested from its natural wild environment in the United States. Scullcap's curious name (also called Helmet-Flower) is derived from its interesting flower which resembles a hat or cap. Native to North America, scullcap has been used for more than 200 years for its relaxing properties. This pleasant and soothing herb contains flavoglycosides, which may explain its traditional use as a calming agent.
Parts Used and Where Grown
Scullcap is a member of the mint family. Scutellaria lateriflora grows in eastern North America and is most commonly used in United States and European herbal products containing scullcap. The above-ground (aerial) part of the plant is used in herbal preparations. It is not interchangeable with Chinese scullcap.
Historical or Traditional Use
As is the case in modern herbal medicine, scullcap was used historically as a sedative for people with nervous tension and insomnia. It was, and continues to be, commonly combined with valerian for insomnia. It was also used by herbalists as a remedy for epilepsy and nerve pain.
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