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Scutellaria lateriflora, also known as Skullcap, Hoodwort is a hardy perennial herb native to North America.
Skullcap is a member of the mint family.
Its flowers are purple throughout the summer and autumn.
Scutellaria lateriflora is a plant from Canada.
Skullcap seeds are yellow and small, they resemble that of white henbane.
Native Americans regarded Skullcap as a sedative, a sedative and a tonic of the nervous system.
Scutellaria was one of a number of sleep-tolerant pharmaceutical preparations, such as hops, lemon balm and California poppy, to calm hysterics and epileptic convulsions, and to cure rabies or other neurological disorders.
Skullcap also served to tone, soothe stress and anxiety.
In Canada, Skullcap was also mixed with tobacco as a replacement for Leonurus sibiricus.
Sowing seeds of Scutellaria:
Sow your skullcap seeds by scattering them in a box of seed potting soil.
Cover the seeds very slightly with 1 or 2 mm of fine soil and then spray with a sprayer.
Then, come the stratification step, leave your box outside during the winter and then place the greenhouse as soon as spring arrives.
If you order Scutellaria lateriflora seeds in the middle of the year, stratify the seeds in the refrigerator before placing in the greenhouse.
Finally, place your seed box in a mini greenhouse at a temperature between 20 and 25 ° C.
Seedling of skullcap seeds occurs after 2 to 4 weeks.
- Easy growing, purple bloom in late summer.
- Do not fear the frosts, go into vegetative rest from the month of November.
- Useful against insomnia and anxiety, fatigue and depressive states.
- Perfect for a semi-shade garden location.
Do not consume without medical advice.
Medicinal plant to collect only.
Also exists as a live plant for growing.
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