Latin Name: Scutellaria laterifloraSkullcap is often used to treat nervous exhaustion and neurasthenia; mental overwork; nervous breakdown and depression; and nerve depletion due to depleting disease. It is also good for hysteria and anxiety, and rage and anger, and insomnia. Some people also use skullcap to help their withdrawal from alcohol and other drug addictions.*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information provided is intended for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner for medical diagnosis or treatment.