Botanical Name: Scutellaria lateriflora
The plant's outer whorl of its small blue flowers has a caplike appearance.
It is slender, heavily branched and grows to a height of three feet and blooms each July.
- 10 flavonoids
- 2 phenylethanoid glycosides
- phenolic compounds
Skullcap has been used as an anticonvulsant, for antiallergic treatment, for muscle spasms, sleeplessness, restlessness and tremors.