Skullcap is the name of a flowering herb, and it can refer to either American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) or Chinese skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis). It is a flowering plant that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Â While within the field of alternative and natural medicine, there are American skullcap benefits and […]
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Why Are So Many People Taking a Skullcap Tincture?
Skullcap is a favorite of herbalists around the world, but before we begin, itâs important to understand what weâre talking about. Skullcap, the medicinal herb, isnât one plant species, but two: American and Chinese Skullcap. Both herbs have different natural habitats, distinctive appearances, and potential benefits for people who take one or the other skullcap […]
How American and Chinese Skullcap Herb Differ and Offer Medicinal Support
If you are familiar with the skullcap herb, but forget where in the world it is indigenous to, there might be a simple explanation. There are two major strains of the herb; one from North America and another from China and Eastern Asia. These respective strains are referred to as American skullcap and Chinese skullcap. […]
The What, Why, and How of Skullcap Tea
Skullcap is one of the most alluring supplements in the herbosphere, having a background in traditional medicine in both the United States and China. Before we go further, itâs important to note that this is because there are two different species of Skullcap: American and Chinese. The two are not interchangeable and are prescribed for […]