(Scutellaria baicalensis)

Other names: Scutellaria macrantha, Georgi, Chinese Skullcap, Bajkalska Grozničica, Baikal Scullcap,  Huang Qin, Huangquin, Hwanggum, Ogon, Ou-gon, Racine de Scutellaire du Lac Baïkal, Radix Scutellariae, Scute, Scutellaire, Scutellaire Chinoise, Scutellaire du Lac Baïkal, Scutellaria, Wogon

Skullcap is native to Korea, China, Japan, Mongolia, and Russia. By the name Huang Qin, it is extensively used in traditional Chinese medicine. Skullcap contains amino acids, essential oils, flavonoids, phenylethanoids, and sterols. Its root contains more than 30 types of flavones. Skullcap’s flavonoids include wogonin, baicalein, oroxylin, and wogonoside, with baicalin showing signs of cytotoxicity when used continuously.

Skullcap may be beneficial for cancer, arthritis, hepatitis, diarrhea, dysentery, hypertension, hysteria, hemorrhaging, insomnia, inflammation, bronchitis, fever, headache, hemorrhoids, red eyes, seizures, epilepsy, hysteria, and HIV.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

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