How does Skullcap work?

The chemicals in skullcap might work by preventing swelling (inflammation).

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if skullcap is safe.

Do not use skullcap if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Skullcap.

The appropriate dose of skullcap depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for skullcap. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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