Skullcap is a well known herbal sedative belonging to the Lamiaceae, or Mint family of plants. Skullcap has traditionally been used to relieve muscle cramps, ease one into sleep, and to reduce anxiety.
Skullcap is an excellent herb for the budding herbalist and the new herb user alike, offering a mild yet potent relaxing effect very much welcomed in today’s stressful world. In addition to its anxiety-reducing effects, skullcap also has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, & anti-oxidant effects.
anxiolytic, sedative, nervine, antispasmodic, nervous system support, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, adaptogenic, hypnotic, tonic
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