Scutellaria is a popular medicinal plant and an adaptogen that is especially popular in TČM. Rod genus contains several important species, of which the most famous is the Baikal Shihah ( Scutellaria baicalensis ). In addition to the bayalike TČM, it is widely used by another species of the genus Scutellaria , the bearded beetle ( Scutellaria barbata ). Another significant species, Scutellaria lateriflora, grows in North America.
Shishak is a popular adaptogen. It contains a large number of active substances which are even more concentrated in the root. The active substances of the shiSak are mainly flavonoids bajkalein , bajkalin , vogonin , vogonoside , β-elemen and others. Drug-used species of silk are similar with their content substances and are, to a certain extent, interchangeable. Because information on its effects could be interpreted as a " health claim " under Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, please inform others about the effects of the shingle.
The root ( radix scutellariae ) is used in the TČM. European herbs are also commonly used ( herba scutellariae ). As an adaptogen, the shihash is harmless and can be used and dosed like any other common herb. Typical use of the shishak is in the form of a mist (tea) by pouring 2-5g of the drug with hot water. This tea is then drunk 1-3 times a day. TČM shišák uses it alone and in combination with other herbs. When using a shiose to treat specific illnesses, follow the instructions of the TCM practitioner.