Scute Root Powder is great for inflammation of the lungs, intestines, and liver and is also great for allergies. And can be taken for long periods of time without side effects. It is also a good anti-bacterial agent and helps with pneumonia, fevers, flues, coughs, colds, and mucous. And Scute Root Powder also helps sooth the GI tract and it is a powerful anti-oxidant and in studies has shown to lower blood pressure, and protect the cardiovascular system and boost the immune system thus helping to prevent cancer. And in China it has been used to treat hepatitis with great success. And Scute Root seems to have some benefit to the nervous system by preventing the degradation of nerve cells.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist