Scutellaria lateriflora

SkullCap, a member of the mint family, is a traditional herbal remedy known for its calming and sleep-inducing properties. The plant contains flavonoids that interact with the GABA receptors in the brain, similar to other natural sedatives, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. Historically used by Native Americans and traditional medicine practitioners, SkullCap is praised for its ability to soothe the nervous system and improve sleep quality.

Why We Use it

We selected SkullCap for Lunite due to its gentle yet effective ability to promote relaxation and enhance sleep. Its natural calming effects make it an ideal addition to our sleep formula, working synergistically with other ingredients to help users achieve a state of calmness necessary for quality sleep. By reducing nervous tension and promoting a relaxed state of mind, SkullCap helps individuals fall asleep more easily and maintain sleep throughout the night.

Key Benefits

  • Promotes relaxation and reduces anxiety*
  • Supports improved sleep quality*
  • Soothes the nervous system*
  • Enhances overall mood*

SkullCap was traditionally used by Native Americans as a remedy for nervousness, tension, and insomnia.

Science-Backed Evidence

American Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora): a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study of its effects on mood in healthy volunteers. 2013. School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
GABA-modulating phytomedicines for anxiety: A systematic review of preclinical and clinical evidence. 2018. Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Biphasic effects of baicalin, an active constituent of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, in the spontaneous sleep-wake regulation. 2011. Department of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Romaine Lettuce/Skullcap Mixture Improves Sleep Behavior in Vertebrate Models. 2018. College of Health Science, Korea University, South Korea
Potential Antidepressant Effects of Scutellaria baicalensis, Hericium erinaceus and Rhodiola rosea. 2020. Department of Translational Research and New Technologies in Medicine and Surgery, University of Pisa, Italy

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