Baikal Skullcap (Chinese Skullcap) Extract


Botanical name: Scutellaria baicalensis

Part used: Dried roots

Ingredients: Dried Baikal Skullcap roots, certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol and pure Adirondack water.

Percentage of alcohol used: 55-60%

Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:4

Safety considerations: Avoid use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you are using pharmaceuticals, please consult with your health care provider before taking herbs. *

About: Beautiful, violet- lipped flowers rise like dancing dolphins in the late summer garden, while the brilliant golden roots of Baikal lengthen underground. It is the 3-4 year old roots we use for the extract- bitter, drying and cooling. Some plants are grown in our gardens; others are sourced from China’s northern mountain regions. Organic whenever possible. Baikal skullcap root is bitter, astringent, cold and dry. It is considered a broad-spectrum anti-infective, relaxant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective and relaxant, useful in a number of conditions. 

Recommended Dosage: 30-50 drops OR 1/4-1/2 tsp 4 times per day in juice or water.  *Please note our recommended dosage may differ from other sources.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

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