Scutillaria lateriflora is cooling in its energy and helps support the entire nervous system. It alleviates tension and exhaustion. This Nervine actually nourishes and strengthens the nervous system and works wonderful as an ongoing tonic. It is especially indicted for those who are sensitive to outside stressor such as load noises lights and get overwhelmed easily. It is in the mint family and makes a great tea or used in a tincture with fresh aerial parts.