Working with Skullcap
Skullcap is a relaxing nervine and antispasmodic which is recommended by herbalists to relieve headache, insomnia, premenstrual syndrome, nervous exhaustion, and teething. It is sometimes used to ease the discomfort of drug and alcohol withdrawal, and it is often considered one of the best herbs to lower excessive sexual desire.
Its Chinese counterpart, Scutellaria baicalensis, is used to remove heat from the respiratory and digestive systems and to lower blood pressure.
Skullcap has a taste of BITTER, SWEET and a temperature of COOL.