Common questions

What is Baikal skullcap?

What is Baikal skullcap?

Baikal skullcap (scientific name Scutellaria baicalensis) is a plant. The root is used to make medicine. Common substitutions for Baikal skullcap in Chinese medicine include related plants whose scientific names are Scutellaria viscidula, Scutellaria amonea, and Scutellaria ikoninikovii.

Are there any freshwater seals in Lake Baikal?

Like Lake Baikal, the Nerpa seal is itself a natural phenomenon. It’s the only exclusively freshwater seal species in the world, and its evolution — given other seals are found in the ocean — is mysterious. Some scientists believe it arrived via a prehistoric river from the Arctic.

Which is the largest lake in Lake Baikal?

At this speed, some scientists believe Lake Baikal is actually an ocean in the making. Of Lake Baikal’s 27 islands, the largest is Olkhon, at 280 square miles (725 square kilometers). Olkhon has its own lake, mountains and a population of 1,500 residents.

How does Lake Baikal freeze over in winter?

The Peschanaya Bay on Lake Baikal completely freezes over during the winter. The lake also has an array of hydrothermal vents that release heated water bubbles to the surface that freeze while maintaining their shape. How deep is Baikal Lake?

What are the symptoms of Baikal skullcap roots?

Primary conditions or symptoms for which baikal skullcap roots may be prescribed by TCM doctors*: Chest pain Vomiting Dysentery Jaundice Coughing Bloody sputum Nosebleed Carbuncles Sores Miscarriage

Are there any side effects of taking Baikal skullcap with alcohol?

Alcohol can cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Baikal skullcap might also cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Taking large amounts of Baikal skullcap along with alcohol might cause too much sleepiness. Estrogens Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.Talk with your health provider.

When to stop using Baikal skullcap before surgery?

Surgery: Baikal skullcap might slow blood clotting. There is concern that it might cause extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using Baikal skullcap at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. We currently have no information for BAIKAL SKULLCAP overview.