In this Article
- What other names is Skullcap known by?
- What is Skullcap?
- How does Skullcap work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Skullcap.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking skullcap is you are pregnant or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Skullcap may slow down the central nervous system. Healthcare providers worry that anesthesia and other medications during and after surgery might increase this effect. Stop taking skullcap at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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