Scutellaria lateriflora -- Skullcap
We are now offering young, healthy Skullcap plants for sale.
Skullcap is a perennial native to North America. It was used extensively by the Cherokee and other Native American tribes for many medicinal purposes and to induce visions.
In Western society, Skullcap is a powerful medicinal herb used as an anti-inflammatory, abortifacient, antispasmodic, slightly astringent, emmenagogue, febrifuge, nervine, sedative and is strongly tonic. Skullcap is also used as a natural treatment for ADD, throat infections, nervousness, insomnia and many other ailments.
Common names: Blue Skullcap, Common Scullcap, Hairy Skullcap, Hooded Skullcap, Helmet Flower, Hoodwort, Madog Skullcap.