Baical Skullcap (Scutellaria Baicalensis)

antiviral baical skullcap Jan 05, 2021

This little vine almost died. You might remember my post last fall showing a tiny sprout peeking out of the dead brambles. And look at him now! What a comeback!

Baical is a completely different plant than his western cousin, Scutellaria Lateriflora, which is commonly used for sleep among other things. No, Baical is one of the most powerful herbal antivirals, with a history of use against a wide range of colds, flues, and nasty viruses. 

Originating in China, Baicalin is a yellow root with compounds that disrupt the viral envelope, impeding a virus from replicating, and then stopping viral infection.  Yes. Stops viral infection. 

So why don’t we all know about the magic of Baical Skullcap - especially now?

Well, Chinese herbalists do. Global herbalists do. Even a few Naturopaths and nutritionists have heard about it through the herbal medicine grapevine. 

And we blend it with a few other amazing antiviral herbs to create some of the absolute strongest herbal...

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