• nervous conditions following chronic disease
• stress-induced restlessness
• over-stimulated muscles
- delirium tremens
- restless leg syndrome (RLS)
- muscular fasciculations
• heart conditions associated with nervousness
• menstrual pains associated with excitability
• Volatile oil
• Flavonoid (scutellarin)
• Tincture (1:5 in 40% EtOH): 2-4 ml tid
• Liquid extract (1:1 in 25% EtOH): 2-4 ml tid
• Infusion: (dried herb): 2 tsp tid
Generally considered safe when used as indicated.
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