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Scullcap - Chinese Scullcap Seed Pack (Scutellaria barbata)

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Scullcap - Chinese Scullcap Seed Pack (Scutellaria barbata)


Scullcap - Chinese Scullcap Seed Pack (Scutellaria barbata)

Chinese Scullcap
Scutellaria barbata

Uses: Medicinal
Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-10)
When to Sow: Spring
Ease of Germination: Easy

(Ban zhi lian; Barbat scullcap) An important restorative remedy for the nervous system used in Chinese medicine to treat anxiety, depression, migraines and insomnia. It is also commonly used to reduce inflammation. It has been shown to have powerful anticancer properties with great promise. It attacks cancer cells without damaging healthy cells, quite unlike most chemotherapy drugs in use today. The American company, Bionova, is developing a drug derived from this herb for the treatment of advanced breast cancer and pancreatic cancer and the company has already completed early clinical trials. Attractive purple flowers. Ht. 15-30cm/6-12"

“ Herb plants, seeds, books, dried herbs and more – Richters is your best source for everything herbal! If you grow your own herbs or make your own herbal products, or if you are in the business of herbs, make Richters your destination. Richters has been growing and selling herbs since 1969. Our first catalogue dedicated to herbs came out in 1970. We have lived, worked and breathed herbs ever since. If you are in the Toronto area, come and visit our greenhouses and gift shop.

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Goodwood, ON L0C 1A0 Canada
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