Application of herbs of the skullcap of Baikal

The Baikal skullcap refers to perennial plants, it possesses small leaves and flowers-bells of violet color. Fruits are similar to pubescent nuts globular or oval. When touched, the ripe fruit emits seeds. In Russia, grows in the Baikal areas, Primorsky Krai and the Amur region. The place of its habitat is chosen by the steppe terrain, stony and clay slopes. Other names: St. John's wort, cardiac grass, motherwort, scab.

  • chemical composition
  • Useful properties
  • Recipes folk medicine for hepatitis
  • When
  • head pains at diseases of joints
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  • Recipe Recipe №2
  • If constipation
  • intoxication
  • myocardial infarction, myocarditis
  • Infectious Diseases №1
  • Recipe
  • Recipe No.2
  • With leukemia, lymphogranulomatosis and lymphosarcoma
  • Neurinoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Papillomas
  • With stomach cancer
  • With liver cancer
  • With kidney cancer
  • When
  • rheumatism In diabetes
  • In cardiovascular diseases
  • Furunculosis
  • Encephalopathy with epilepsy
  • Recipes Beauty
  • wellness bath
  • matting tonic for the face
  • shampoo mask against hair loss
  • Home toothpaste
  • hand cream with herbs
  • Contraindications
  • Procurement and storage of

The Ministry of Health does not classify the herbs of the skullcap as a pharmacopoeial plant. Despite this, the Baikal skullcap is used in folk medicine, homeopathy. In China, the skullcap belongs to one of the main healing plants.

Chemical composition

  • Baikalin is a unique element. It is found only in the roots and colors of the skullcap of the Baikal, contributes to the expansion of blood vessels. The main property is the ability to act on neoplasms, without affecting healthy cells.

  • Flavonoids increase the elasticity of the vascular walls, reduce the fragility of capillaries, prevent the development of sclerosis, neutralize the free radicals accumulated by the body during life.
  • Coumarins inhibit cancer cells, slowing their growth, reduce the risk of thrombosis and slow the rate of blood clotting.
  • Chrysinum has an antitumor effect and normalizes the hormonal balance of the body.
  • Vogonin affects the nervous system, restoring and normalizing its excitability, can remove physical and mental fatigue.
  • Saponins have an anti-inflammatory, diuretic and laxative effect, increase the activity of hormones and the secretion of bronchial glands.
  • Skutellarin is a natural antioxidant that helps the body cleanse itself of toxins and accumulated slags.
  • Tannins fight bacteria, have a bacteriostatic effect, have astringent properties that promote the removal of harmful substances from the body.
  • Pantothenic acid accelerates regenerative processes, promotes healing of skin lesions.
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Useful features

  1. Slows and reduces the risk of developing metastases.
  2. Strengthens the body's immune system.
  3. Antibacterial, antipyretic and antiviral properties help postoperative patients to accelerate the recovery of body tone, and also prevent catarrhal diseases.
  4. Relieves spasm of blood vessels and helps lower blood pressure.
  5. Reduces the excitability of the nervous system and helps fight stress, insomnia and other disorders.
  6. Increases concentration of attention, normalizes the activity of nerve cells, improves well-being.
  7. Choleretic, diuretic and laxative effect relieve puffiness, purify the kidneys, improve the liver.
  8. Provides antiseptic and hemostatic action, stimulates the healing process.
  9. Provides anthelmintic effect, relieving the body of parasites.

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Traditional medicine recipes

The following recipes have received good reviews:

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With hepatitis

It is shown to brew a collection with the inclusion of a skullcap of Baikal. To prepare the infusion of 3 tablespoons of the collection pour a liter of boiling water. Blend the mixture on low heat, not allowing boiling, for 10 minutes. Then allow the broth to infuse for 3 hours, after cooling it should be filtered. Take the received infusion of 1/3 cup several times a day( 4-5).The composition of the collection: sage, saussure - 2 tablespoons;root of the skullcap, volostushka and peony root - 3 tablespoons each;chicory and dandelion root - 4 tablespoons each.

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With headaches

It is shown to take infusion of 20 grams of ground root, boiled in 300 milliliters of boiling water. Prepared in a water bath for half an hour, then infused for 1 hour. The filtered broth should be taken in 1/3 cup.

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For joint diseases

Prepare the tincture from the roots of the plant and rub the joints.

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Recipe # 1

Mix 10 tablespoons of alcohol and 2 tablespoons of shredded skullcap. Tincture must be kept for 2 months in a dark warm place, after which you must express and take 20 drops diluted with water three times a day.

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Recipe №2

3 tablespoons motherwort, 3 tablespoons hawthorn, 2 tablespoons skullcap, 2 tablespoons of lavender and rosemary. Prepare the collection.3 tablespoons of the collection fill with half a liter of vodka( alcohol or moonshine).Insist collection in a dark place for 1.5 weeks at a temperature of at least 18 degrees.

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constipations Mix 1 teaspoon of scutellum with 2 teaspoons of licorice, 4 teaspoons of St. John's wort, 4 teaspoons of turn, 2 teaspoons of celandine. Insist for an hour in the ratio of a tablespoon to a glass of water. Then cook for 20 minutes, cool. Allow the collection to brew for 6-12 hours. Take one pile a few times a day.

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Intoxication of the body

Removed by prefabricated infusion. Mix 3 tablespoons of a sculpin's root, flowers of an immortelle and a fiber, 1 tablespoon of Artemisia, 2 tablespoons of barberry, 4 tablespoons of sage and 5 tablespoons of a leaf of raspberry and dog-rose.3 tablespoons of the mixture are boiled with boiling water( per 1 liter).It is necessary to insist for several hours. Take infusion of half a glass several times a day.

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Myocardial infarction, myocarditis

The shredded scrofula roots are poured with alcohol 1 to 10. Tincture is done for 3 weeks, then strain. Take should be 3 times a day for 15 drops.

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Infectious diseases

Are treated with decoctions and infusions of the sciatica.

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Recipe №1

A tablespoon of a skullcap and a glass of water to boil, cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, allow to stand until completely cooled. Sculpt and dilute the broth 1 cup of boiled water. Take before meals, do it 3-4 times a day for 1-2 tablespoons.

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Recipe No.2

Take powder from the scrofula root several times a day for 250-500 milligrams( a teaspoon or a large spoon with slides), washed down with water.

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With leukemia, lymphogranulomatosis and lymphosarcoma

Apply a universal prescription. Skullcap Baikal, atraktilodes, astragalus, elecampane and ginger are taken in equal parts. Mix 2 tablespoons of the obtained collection with half a liter of chilled water. Put on a small fire, not allowing boiling, cook for half an hour. Strain through gauze or strainer, take half a cup several times a day. It is allowed to add 1 teaspoon of lime honey when used.

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2 tablespoons of the scrofula root pour 2 cups of water. Give the broth to boil and brew. The minimum infusion time is 2 hours. Take half a cup before meals.

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It is necessary to prepare a decoction from the roots of the skullcap, birch fungus, calendula flowers, burdock root, geranium meadow, swamp saber, pink radish, ordinary hops. Each herb is taken in equal parts. A tablespoon of cooked food is brewed with a glass of boiling water. Infusion should be done at least 15 minutes, and preferably several hours. Then the resulting infusion is filtered. It is taken to be cooled 1/3 cup.

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Are treated with the external application of the extract of the Scutellum. To make it, 1 part dried roots are poured with 5 parts of vodka or moonshine and insist, avoiding direct sunlight, 2 months. Filter and make compresses.

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For gastric cancer

Prepare a medicinal fee: Baikal skullcap, mistletoe white, common hops and grass volostushki in equal parts. Tablespoon of the collection is mixed with 1 glass of steep boiling water. A water bath is prepared on which the collection should be cooked for 15 minutes. Then it should be removed, cooled, insisted and filtered. Then restore the previous volume by diluting the infused collection with water. Take the medicine should be 1/3 cup half an hour before meals.

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For liver cancer

An herbal preparation of the following ingredients is prepared: the root of the skullcap, the root of the peony - 1 teaspoon;mistletoe, red brush, aralia, Japanese sophora, currant leaves, Siberian shiksha - 2 teaspoons each;Initial letter - 4 teaspoons. The mixture is crushed and poured cold water in the ratio of a tablespoon to a mug( or glass) of water, then cooked on low heat for 10-15 minutes. Take care that the mixture does not boil. Then insist collection for an hour, strain and dilute with cold water, restoring the previous volume. Take should not more than 1/3 cup at a time.

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With kidney cancer

The following collection is being prepared: the crushed root of the skullcap and the root of the burdock - 1 teaspoonful;peony root, yarrow and milk thistle - 2 teaspoons, Japanese Sophora fruit - 4 teaspoons. A tablespoon of the collection is poured into one glass of water, the hour is insisted. Then the collection is cooked on a small fire, without boiling, for 10 minutes under a covered lid. The broth should be cooled and filtered. Be sure to dilute it with chilled water to the same volume. Take one glass a few times a day, preferably before meals.

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For rheumatism

The following collection is used: sculpin root, burdock, St. John's Wort, nettle, sedge, poplar buds, chamomile flowers, licorice roots, rose hips, icteric, shepherd's bag - a tablespoon.10 grams of collection is infused into 400 milliliters of steep boiling water for 6 hours. Infusion should be divided into 3 procedures. It is taken after a meal. When joint rheumatism is shown, do rubbing with an alcoholic tincture of the skullcap.

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For diabetes

The collection of medicinal herbs is suitable: skullcap, adonis, celandine, peony - on a teaspoon, eye and turn - 2 teaspoons, three-color violet - 3 teaspoons. Grind the composition and pour 1 tablespoon of a mug of water, to insist for 1 hour. Prepare a water bath and boil the mixture on it for 20 minutes. Remove the ready-made infusion from the water bath, let cool and let it settle. Infusion will get stronger the longer you insist on it. Take 1/3 cup( mug).

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For cardiovascular diseases

Apply the tincture of the skullcap. To do this, put 50 grams of crushed roots in a bottle or jar made of dark glass, pour a glass of medical alcohol. Close the container tightly. Keep it in a dark place. After 2 weeks, the tincture is filtered through a cloth or gauze and take 20 diluted drops of water twice a day. There is also a variation of non-alcoholic infusion. In a thermos it is necessary to fall asleep 2 tablespoons of a root and to fill in half a liter of boiled water. Insist for half a day, after cooling, strain. Take the broth should be warmed to a warm state for 1 half a cup.

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Treated with external use of the skullcap. At 40 grams of plants take 200 milliliters of alcohol( vodka or moonshine) and insist for several weeks( an average of 2-3).Then, filters and compresses are applied to the damaged skin.

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It is treated with decoction of herbs. A teaspoon of sculpin roots is poured over hot boiled water, kept on low heat, not allowing boiling, for 20 minutes. The resulting broth is cooled, filtered through several layers of gauze or a strainer. Take medicine on 80 milliliters not more than 3 times a day.

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With epilepsy

Tablespoon skullcap is brewed half a liter of water, boiled for 10 minutes, cooled. The broth is consumed 2-3 times before the cessation of attacks several times a day.

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Recipes of beauty

The following recipes are popular:

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Wellness bath

This bath perfectly removes stress, physical and mental tension, helps to normalize sleep.


  • Baikal skullcap - 1 tablespoon,
  • Valerian - 1 tablespoon,
  • Water - 1 liter,
  • Lime flowers - 1 tablespoon.

Boil a liter of water and add the Baikal skullcap root, valerian herb and lime color. Boil the broth until it cools. Collect a warm bath, add a decoction. Take a bath should not more than 20 minutes.

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Matting Facial Tonic

Tonic has a matting effect, brightens the skin, narrows the pores and eliminates irritation.


  • Water - 250 milliliters,
  • Parsley - 25 grams,
  • Dry Scutellum extract 5% - 5 grams.

Boil water with chopped parsley. Cool to 50 degrees. Pour the shredded extract of the sculler, mix thoroughly. Cool and drain. Add a teaspoon of lemon juice( if desired) to a completely cooled off product. Keep the tonic in the refrigerator for no longer than 3 days.

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Shampoo mask against hair loss

Applying shampoo to the scalp grass will help to solve the problem of fatness of the head and strengthen hair follicles.


  • Banana - 1 piece,
  • Egg - 1 piece( only yolk will be needed),
  • Lemon - fruit juice,
  • Essential oil of mint - 5 drops,
  • Dry Scutellum extract 5% - 5 grams.

Clean the banana from the peel and chop it in a blender. Add egg yolk and juice of one lemon, whisk repeatedly. Add a few drops of mint essential oil, dry extract of the skullcap, whisk. Massaging the scalp, apply the mixture on dry hair, leave for half an hour. Rinse with warm water.

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Home toothpaste

Whitens teeth, cares for them and has a beneficial effect on the gums. Removes irritation, heals lesions in the oral cavity and has a hemostatic effect.


  • Dry extract of the skullcap of Baikal - half a teaspoon,
  • Soda food - 2 teaspoons,
  • Cinnamon - half a teaspoon,
  • Fennel - half a teaspoon,
  • Sea salt - half a teaspoon,
  • Essential oil of mint - 5 drops,
  • Tea tree oil - 5 drops,
  • Coconut oil - a teaspoon.

Dry ingredients must be ground to a powdery state. Add the essential oils, mix again. Store the paste without adding coconut oil, mixing it immediately before brushing your teeth.

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Hand Cream with Herbs

The cream has moisturizing and antiseptic properties, helping to remove various irritations, redness and other reactions from the skin.


  • Baikal skullcap, teaspoon,
  • Plantain herb - half a teaspoon,
  • Camomile flowers - half teaspoon,
  • Marigold stems - half teaspoon,
  • Honey - teaspoon,
  • Butter - 50 grams.

Dry herbs are brewed with a mug of boiling water. Insist for half a day. The mixture is filtered. A teaspoon of infusion is mixed with honey and butter. The cream is applied to the hands with massaging movements.

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Baikal skullcap is capable of irritating the stomach. This is due to the presence in the plant of a large number of active substances. Therefore, it should be used with caution for people prone to digestive disorders and people suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract during the period of exacerbation.

It is not recommended to use decoctions and infusions prepared on the basis or with the inclusion of a skullcap of Baikal pregnant women, women during lactation and children under 12 years.

If you have individual intolerance to components, do not use this plant.

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Procurement and storage of

For therapeutic purposes, the roots of the skullcap of Baikal are used. After digging, the aerial part is cut from them, the root crops are thoroughly washed from the ground, dried in the shade. Keep the root of the skullcap in a well-ventilated area, avoiding direct sunlight, for a period not exceeding 3 years.

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