Skullcap is a comforting herb, traditionally used to alleviate nervous tension and exhaustion. It is used to promote emotional wellbeing and relaxation during times of occasional distress. Skullcap is also a powerful medicinal herb. The range of health benefits enjoyed by frequent users of skullcap are due to the presence of various phenolic compounds and flavones that impact the body in many different ways. Skullcap is used in the treatment of a wide range of nervous conditions including epilepsy, insomnia, hysteria, stress, fear, anxiety, headaches, delirium, and withdrawal from barbiturates and tranquilizers. Skullcap is a sure treatment for almost any nervous system malfunction of mild or chronic nature.