Botanical Name: Scutellaria Laterifolia
1. Treat anxiety: Skullcap exhibits anxiolytic activity, which has a striking calming effect on agitated individuals.
2. Aid withdrawal: Skullcap is a key herb to soothe the symptoms of drug and alcohol withdrawal. It eases the physical symptoms of withdrawal like muscle aches, shakiness, twitches, digestive distress, agitation, and poor-quality sleep.
3. Help with menstruation: Skullcap contains flavonoids, which are believed to be the active components for its sedative and antispasmodic activity. This makes it an extremely effective herb for menstrual cramps and calming action aids PMT symptoms.
Avoid: Do not use it during pregnancy.