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skullcap-benefits

The Potential Medicinal Benefits of American and Chinese Skullcap

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.  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, it’s important to understand what we’re talking about. Skullcap, the medicinal herb, isn’t 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 […]

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Marshmallow Root Tea: Recipe and Potential Medicinal Benefits

There are few things worse than an underperforming respiratory system. It can be tough to concentrate on the task at hand when your chest is wracked with irritating coughs. And the stares from your coworkers or fellow bus riders aren’t that great, either. Rather than reach for yet another drug store pill, how about trying […]

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Lobelia-Uses

Ancient and Modern Lobelia Uses

Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants that includes more than 400 unique species. Many of these plants have found a place in our gardens. With their thick bunches of cascading blooms, they’re a welcome sight in the flowerbed. Lobelia is also right at home on the medicine shelf. Traditional medicine has identified many lobelia […]

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