Scullcap Extract Scutellaria lateriflora liquid. (Skullcap)
Scullcap is most commonly used as a sedative. Scullcap can take the edge off anxiety and promote sleep for those who struggle with insomnia. Try Skull Cap as a natural way to ease frayed nerves, relax, and get a restful sleep.This herb can be used to treat muscle spasms, relieve tension headaches, and lessen the symptoms of anorexia nervosa, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and restless legs syndrome. Scullcap is also used to ease drug or alcohol withdrawal. Scullcap can be combined with valerian root for use as a sedative for anxiety, nervous muscle spasms, twitches and general convulsions. It is an old remedy that helps to relieve "women's complaints," such as premenstrual syndrome and monthly cramps. Scullcap works for reducing the symptoms of PMS when taken with chaste tree or false unicorn. This herb also can help reduce fever, and stimulate digestion and liver function.