Skullcap POWDER (Scutellaria lateriflora)
Popular uses include:
- treatment of colds
- headache (especially migraines with sensitivity to noise, light and odors),
- nervous tension
- to lower blood pressure by dilating blood vessels, potentially lowering risk of heart attack and stroke.
- used as a sedative
- A bitter, cooling herb, it can also be of use in calming a sensitive stomach and strengthening the nervous system after a prolonged illness.
Not toxic in normal dosages but not recommended to be taken while pregnant.