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Relax, ease your nerves and get a restful sleep. It helps to relieve "women's complaints," such as premenstrual syndrome and monthly cramps. Useful for alleviating the difficulties of alcohol, barbiturate and drug withdrawal. Calm the nerves, quiet and strengthen the nervous system, and it is a valuable remedy for controlling nervous irritation, excitability, restlessness, hysteria, anxiety, hyperactivity, fatigue, insomnia, night terrors and nervous headaches.
It has been useful in relieving menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, muscle spasms, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and cramps due to stress. This herb is also used to help treat St. Vitus dance, convulsions, and shaking palsy, and some herbalists use it to prevent epileptic seizures, lupus, spasms and fight infections without stimulating the components of the immune system that aggravate the condition.
This herb has been given to alcoholics who are suffering from withdrawal symptoms and delirium tremens (DTs). It is believed to be helpful in treating barbiturate, tranquilizer and drug withdrawal symptoms.
Reducing inflammation, powerful antioxidant that appears to protect red blood cells from free radical damage more effectively than vitamin E, and it also shows some promise in preventing the oxidation of blood fats, strengthens the heart muscle, improves circulation and may be helpful for treating cardiovascular disease.
Contraindications: Pregnant and nursing women should not use. Large doses (many times the recommended amount) may cause giddiness, confusion, twitching, and stupor, but the herb works well when taken consistently over a period of time (several weeks). Should not be given to children. Those with liver problems should avoid use. Taking Skull Cap and blood thinners together may further decrease blood clotting, possibly leading to easy bruising and bleeding.
Because of Skull Cap's sedative qualities, taking it with medicines used for sleep or anxiety may cause extreme drowsiness affecting your ability to operate heavy equipment or drive a car safely.
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