Scutellaria baicalensis (Chinese Skullcap) is a traditional chinese medicine for the purposes of cardiovascular and cognitive health as well as longevity. It appears to be a good source for flavonoid compounds, and some components are quite potent.
Baikal skullcap is most often used for
- Huang Qin
- Scutellariae Radix
- Oroxylin A
- Scutellaria Baicalensis
- Rhodiola Rosea (also called Goldenroot)
Although there is a lack of human evidence to support the optimal dosage of scutellaria baicalensis for supplementation purposes, the doses that appear optimal in rat and mouse models suggest that an oral dose of around 500mg of the root extract should be efficacious.
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