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Scutellaria baicalensis

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.

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Medical Disclaimer

Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details

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.

Things to Note

Also Known As

Skullcap, Huang qin, Scutellariae radix, goldenroot, oroxylin A, baicalin

Do Not Confuse With

Rhodiola Rosea (also called Goldenroot)

  • Has components that are inhibitors of P-glycoprotein

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