Scullcap is also known as skullcap is a perennial herb that is part of the mint family. It is a wetland loving species that grows near marshes and meadows. It has blue flowers that appear at the top of the main stem.
Promotes relaxation and used as a sleep aid. Also known to be used in reducing anxiety. Most often taken as a tea or tincture.
Generally safe in normal amounts. Avoid if pregnant. An overdose can cause confusion, giddiness and possibly seizures
Leaves, Stems and Flowers
Sedative, Sleep Aid, anti inflammatory, analgesic, anti spasmodic, astringent
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