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Skullcap and Lady’s Slipper Remedy

Other Names: Skullcap, Scullcap, Mad Dog Scullcap, Helmet Flower, Madweed, Mad Dog Weed, Quaker Bonnet Scutellaria Lateriflora
Traditional Usages: Nerve Tonic, Treating Nervous Headaches, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Neuralgia, Hysteria, Convulsions, Rickets, Epilepsy and Speakman's Chorea, Hydrophobia (Fear of water), PMT, Migraine, Nervous Stress, Nervous Debility, Aftermath of Stroke, Rabies, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Stimulate Menstruation, Relieve Breast Pain, Encourages the expulsion of the placenta after childbirth, Mental Illnesses and Schizophrenia, Fevers Coughs with thick yellow Phlegm, Gastrointestinal Infections, Painful Urinary Conditions, High Blood Pressure, Varicose Veins, Muscular Tremors, Parkinson's Disease
Resources: US, Canada, Europe, China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia
Parts Used: Herb, Oil,
Herbal Research: Skullcap
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Lady's Slipper: The leaves and aerial parts induce severe contact dermatitis, and excessive use can cause hallucinations.


Skullcap and Lady’s Slipper - Herbal remedy for Parkinson’s Disease: One concoction that can be taken to help curb Parkinson's symptoms is that of skullcap and lady's slipper. You will need to make sure that you get pure skullcap rather than a less potent version. You can mix the tinctures and take 10-30 drops in a glass of water daily.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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