Baikal skullcap

Last Updated: September 28, 2022

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

What else is Baikal skullcap known as?
Note that Baikal skullcap is also known as:
  • Skullcap
  • Huang Qin
  • Scutellariae Radix
  • Goldenroot
  • Oroxylin A
  • Baicalin
  • Scutellaria Baicalensis
Baikal skullcap should not be confused with:
Dosage information

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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