Skullcap

(USAN, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Escutelaria; Scullcap; Scutellaria.

Pharmacopoeias.

Chin. includes Herba Scutellariae Barbatae (Barbated Skullcap Herb; Scutellaria barbata) and Radix Scutellariae (Baical Skullcap Root; S. baicalensis). Jpn includes Scutellaria Root (S. baicalensis).

💊 Profile

Skullcap, the aerial parts of Scutellaria lateriflora (Labiatae) and other Scutellaria spp., has sedative and antispasmodic properties. It is used as a nerve tonic, and for insomnia and menstrual disorders. Baical skullcap (S. baicalensis) is used in Chinese herbal medicine.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Pol.: Baikadent. Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Albizia Complex; Andrographis Compound; Calmo; Euphrasia Compound; Feminine Herbal Complex; Goodnight Formula†; Nevaton; Pacifenity†; Passiflora Complex†; Passionflower Plus; Relaxaplex†; Valerian†; Canad.: Herbal Nerve; UK: Herbal Indigestion Naturtabs; HRI Calm Life; Newrelax; Nodoff; Quiet Days; Quiet Tyme; Scullcap & Gentian Tablets; St Johnswort Compound; Stressless; Vegetable Cough Remover; Wellwoman.
Published May 08, 2019.