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Skullcap, Valerian Root, Passionflower, Hops, Horsetail, Ginseng

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


Skullcap, Valerian Root, Passionflower, Hops, Horsetail, Ginseng - Herbal remedy for Parkinson’s Disease: Skullcap can also be used in another herbal mixture. Take skullcap and combine it with valerian root, passionflower, hops, horsetail and ginseng. You will need one teaspoon of each herb. Add the herbs to a cup of boiling water. Let it infuse for 10-minutes. Strain and drink the tea three times a day.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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