Skullcap Scutellaria galericulata (Labiatae)

Other Names: helmet flower
Traditional Uses:tonic, digestive herb, nerve tonic, infusion, depression, headaches, insomnia, irritability
Magical Uses:Love, Happiness & Fidelity. Inspires others to give you gifts & money.
Description: Downy perennial herb with short stalks, ovular pointed leaves that are bluntly toothed and dark green with red veins underneath. Stems grow up to 12 in bear large slender tubular bright violet flowers in summer.

Uses: Use all green parts during flowering fresh or dried. Treats digestive problems, used in infusion to treat depression, insomnia and headaches.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

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Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.


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