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Chinese Skullcap (Radix Scutellariae) - 黄芩 (huáng qín)

Chinese Skullcap (Radix Scutellariae) - 黄芩 (huáng qín)

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Huang Qin (黃芩) holds a special place among traditional Chinese medicine remedies. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions including hepatitis, infections, and cancer. Lab studies suggest it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity as some cancer cell lines undergo cell death when exposed to extracts of this herb. However, some compounds in this herb may actually have opposite effects so please consult a certified herbalist and/or medical professional before consumption.

**Do not take if on warfarin or blood thinners, statins, or CYP450 substrate drugs. Please consult an herbalist or medical professional as there have been cases of acute liver injury**

More information can be found at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Precaution: Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested.  In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference and strong effect in the body.

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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