According to Militarytimes.com, in an article dated May 19, “a military wife believes she has found a cure for deployment separation anxiety post-traumatic stress and even battlefield wounds — and it’s all in a cup of hot tea.” This well-informed lady is heaven sent to the Marines of Camp Lejeune, N.C. She is healing soldier’s medical issues with herbal tea blends. She says she got her inspiration when she had to deal with her own personal issues after she lost her twin girls who were born premature. “A cup of warm tea is all that would help”. Well it is true that there are herbs that can help with anxiety, depression, sleep problems as well as a whole line of other health problems.
Have you ever thought that there are more natural ways to heal pain or deal with insomnia, stress and anxiety than the mainstream herbs that you hear about all the time? If so, then here is your answer. Skullcap herb is an herb that is both available to you as a pain reliever and cure for insomnia. Some may know of Valerian Root as a pain reliever and insomnia aid as a tea or in capsule. Problem is, Valerian Root stinks to high heaven! In fact, it makes some downright nauseous to a point that they won’t use it no matter how well it works, and works it does. In fact skullcap is just as potent as Valerian Root for these causes PLUS it carries a great deal more uses that are worth mentioning.
Natural methods offer healing without the added side effects that we get from using pharmaceutical drugs. Skullcap herb can be found in most all health food stores that sell herbs, in all herb stores and on the internet at many herbal sites. Skullcap also grows wild and can be wild harvested, if you know what you are looking for. Skull cap offers pain relief, a cure for insomnia and headache relief including migraines. There is even some evidence that suggests skullcap can treat cancer. When treating cancer with skullcap it is important, however, that you make sure you are getting Chinese Skullcap because there are two types and the other being American Skullcap is not listed as a natural cancer treatment.
Some other uses of American Skullcap herb are as follows:
- Stress and anxiety relief
- Insomnia relief
- Helps with drug withdrawal
Some uses of Chinese Skullcap herb are as follows:
- Cancer treatment
- Inflammation relief- Arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, acne etc.
- Promotes menstruation