Skullcap is a herb commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, but why do the Chinese call it Hanxin grass? (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, reducing swelling and pain, and resisting…

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Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood…

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