Skullcap is a powerful medicinal herb, it is used in alternative medicine as an anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, slightly astringent, emmenagogue, febrifuge, nervine, sedative and strongly tonic. Some valuable constituents found in the plant are Scutellarin, Catalpol, other Volatile oils, bitter iridoids and Tannins. Scientific studies are proving this to be a valuable plant in many areas for mental disorders. Skullcap is used in the treatment of a wide range of nervous conditions including epilepsy, insomnia, hysteria, anxiety.
A medicinal infusion of the plant is used to promote menstruation, it should not be given to pregnant women since it can induce a miscarriage, the infusion is also used in the treatment of throat infections.
The infusion is given for nervous headaches, neuralgia and in headache arising from incessant coughing, pain, and inducing sleep when necessary, without any unpleasant symptoms following. Skullcap is currently being used as an alternative medicine to treat AIDS and a number of nerve disorders.
When smoking Skullcap it is a relaxing herb that helps when feeling nervous. It could also be used to bring relief from fear, anxiousness and restlessness.
Fidelity, love, peace. Lore - Skullcap is used in magick for spells of peace and relaxation. Women wear skullcap to protect their husbands from the charms of other women. Skullcap is used in the binding of a handfasting for a couple willing to pledge their commitment for the rest of this life, or for a relationship that will extend beyond this life.
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BLUE LOTUS SUN DRIED Nymphaea caerulea
THE SACRED LILY
Sun Dried Blue Lotus Fades out the pretty blue color but leaves a High Potency Smoking or Tea Quality Herb
When the ancients smoked or drank Blue Lotus after being soaked in water or wine, it was said it acted as an intoxicant.
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