Skullcap or Scutellaria was originally used by Native American tribes to relieve headaches and similar complaints. In the 19th Century many doctors used skullcap with success to treat nervousness, insomnia and restlessness. Skullcap got his name from its small flowers, which have a skull liked shape.
Skullcaps can give you a calming feeling, soothes menstrual pain, relieves stress, headaches, irritability and insomnia.
(Unfortunately little scientific research is done into more effects of this medicinal herb)
Soak about 30 grams of the herb in ½ liter of boiling water for 15 minutes, if desired add some honey or sugar. Drink 1 or 2 cups of the tea. You can also smoke skullcap pure or combine with Damiana and Passion Flower.
Always keep out of reach of children. Do not use in combination with any strong medication.