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Scullcap Root

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Scullcap Root (lat. Scutellaria Baicalensis) is commonly found in northern China, Mongolia, Japan and eastern Siberia. It is a perennial plant, and th..

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Scullcap Root (lat. Scutellaria Baicalensis) is commonly found in northern China, Mongolia, Japan and eastern Siberia. It is a perennial plant, and the most valuable part of it from the point of view of pharmacotherapy is the root. Scullcap reaches up to 60 cm in height. Its flowers are very characteristic, they have a blue or blue-violet color, which is due to valuable flavones. Due to their structure, they are sometimes referred to as the 'lion's mouth'. For generations, Eastern medicine has used scullcap root to treat many conditions.

 

Health properties

  • Antibacterial;
  • Antifungal;
  • Anti-inflammatory;
  • The root tincture has a calming effect.

 

Application

  • Supports the treatment of asthma, allergies and inflammation of the digestive system. The substances present in the plant stimulate the immune system;
  • It has been used in the treatment of liver diseases. It also supports liver regeneration;
  • It helps to overcome the symptoms of flu and colds;
  • It lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood and thus protects the blood vessels against the formation of atherosclerotic plaques. It reduces the amount of pro-inflammatory cytokines;
  • The ingredients contained in the root help to keep the oral cavity healthy. This plant is used as an aid in the treatment of gum disease and inflammation of the oral mucosa;
  • It is also recommended to be used prophylactically to prevent periodontal disease, which should be especially remembered by people wearing orthodontic appliances and dentures;

 

Dosage and how to use

Prophylactic infusion:

Pour 300ml of water over 1 tablespoon of root and infuse for 5 minutes.

Healing infusion:

2 teaspoons of root pour 200ml of boiling water. Brew for 10 minutes, drink it in three portions a day.

 

Side effects

None reported.

Contraindications 

Due to the lack of tests, it should not be taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as children and adolescents under 18 years of age.

 

100% natural, organic, no additives.

Our herbs are certified to not contain allergens and are GMO free, organic. Carefully collected from their wild sites. Free from environmental pollutions.

Packed in a paper pouch with ziplock, heat sealed to preserve the aroma and properties.

 

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