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Skullcap has been used for many centuries as an herbal remedy. It is an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, slightly astringent, and sedative and is one of the most effective nervous system relaxants. It is sometimes used to decrease sex desire.

Skullcap is also used for allergies, fevers, colds, hypertension, headaches, hepatitis, diphtheria, and shingles. Skullcap is used in the treatment of a wide range of nervous conditions including epilepsy, insomnia, hysteria, anxiety, and withdrawal from drugs.

Skullcap is currently being used as an alternative medicine to treat ADD.

CAUTION: Avoid Skullcap if you have liver problems or are pregnant.


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