Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)

Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)

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Scullcap is an important traditional Chinese medicinal herb from the mint family of plants, commonly referred to as Huang Qin, Baikal Skullcap, or Chinese Skullcap. It is native to China, Mongolia, and Russia. 

Extracts of the plant, specifically the root, were found to contain certain flavonoid components that have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.  Purported uses include treatment of epilepsy, hepatitis, infections, inflammation, cancer, atherosclerosis, and insomnia. (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Plant Type:
Perennial Herb, Annual in warmer regions.

Harvest Season:
Mid Summer - early Fall

Mature Size:
3 ft.

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, moist, well-draining soil with regular watering.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade


Growth Rate:

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 5-9; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Grown from seed and capable of harvest within the growing season 

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