Disease Information for Skullcap/Skullcap (scutellaria) herbal/intake

Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Toxic hepatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Anxiety claims.
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Spasmodic/cramps claims
DRUG-Herbal Induces menses/Emmenagogue claims
DRUG-Herbal Sedative/Insomnia/tranquilizer claims
DRUG-Herbal Tonic/energy/stress claims
DRUG-Herbal group (example)
Baikal skullcap, intake, Scutellaria baicalensis, Scutellaria baicalensis (plant), Scutellariae radix, Skullcap Baikal, DRUG-Herbal Helps AIDS Immunity claims, Herbal brand Slimcaps weight loss mix (Sunrider), Herbal name Huang chi, Herbal name Myroxylon balsamum, Herbal name Prunus laurocerasus, Herbal name Ran zhi lian, Herbal name Scutellaria barbata, Herbal name Scutellaria lateriflora, Herbal name St Benedict's thistle, Herbal name Veronica beccabunga, Herbal name Veronica officinalis, Herbal name Viburnum prunifolium, Herbal name Vicia faba, Herbal synonym Helmet flower/Blue pimpernel, Herbal synonym Mad-dogweed/Mad weed/Hoodwort, Herbal synonym Skullcap
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Depressant claims
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Epilepsy/seizure disorder claims
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Hangover claims
DRUG-Herbal Anti-Insomnia claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps Congestive heart failure claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps Menstrual cramps claims
DRUG-Herbal Helps PMS/Premenstrual claims
DRUG-Herbal Muscle relaxant/cramps claims
DRUG-Herbal Sooths sexual tension claims
Drug Dosage
DRUG-Herbal HAZARDOUS (consumer reports 2004)
DRUG-Herbal Officially ineffective (AmPhAssn level 4)
DRUG-Herbal Plant (not root) most potent portion
DRUG-Herbal Rated relatively safe
DRUG-Herbal Traditional Chinese medicine

also scullcap used as a mild sedative but can cause liver damage


External Links Related to Skullcap/Skullcap (scutellaria) herbal/intake
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)