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Clef des Champs

Clef des Champs - Skullcap mother tincture

Regular price $23.00

Skullcap , mother tincture.

Each ml of Skullcap contains:
Organic Fresh Skullcap ( Scutellaria lateriflora )
Non-medicinal ingredient: 50% certified organic alcohol

the skullcapis a native plant dispersed in North America, from the Maritime provinces to Florida on the east side, and from British Columbia to New Mexico on the west side. There are 90 species in the genus, several are native here. Its eastern cousin, Scutellaria baicalensis, is an important plant in the Chinese pharmacopoeia; Used for over 2000 years, it has been widely studied in recent decades. Some skullcaps have similar medicinal properties, but S. lateriflora is the most medicinal and widely used species in North America. It was given in the 18C. to treat the dance of St. Vitus. It has also been used in the treatment of epilepsy, convulsions, tremors, snakebites, insect bites and against rabies,hence the colloquial name of "mad dog weed". Skullcap was official in the United States between 1863 and 1916 and featured in the National Formulary until 1947. Arriving in England in 1850, S. lateriflora is listed in the 1983 edition of the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Nowadays, we are more and more interested in the hypotensive effect of skullcap as well as its tonic and calming effect in nervous conditions, heart-related tensions and emotions. It is the most indicated plant during pregnancy in cases of hypertension, nervousness or insomnia, or for all chronic situations when one wants to restore nervous health. The skullcap is the plant of the heart, both physical and emotional. It is used over long periods of time to treat chronic nervous disorders.Both a calming plant during states of crisis (insomnia, anxiety, anxiety) and a tonic plant, it supports the general state of the nervous system. It can be used for prevention or treatment.

Adults: 1 ml (20 drops), 3 times a day, can be used for up to 10 days.