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skullcap

any of various perennial plants of the genus Scutellaria, esp S. galericulata, that typically have helmet-shaped flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
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skullcap

Strong popular medicinal herb. Small plant, 6-18” high. Blue/lavender flowers. In mint family- hairy, square stems, opposite leaves, heartshaped at the base with scalloped edges. Seed pods at base of each leaf. Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic. Used for mental disorders, anxiety, nervous conditions, hysteria, delirium, epilepsy, drug withdrawal, headaches, sleep problems, bacteria, viruses, hepatitis, lowers blood pressure, diuretic,. Induces menstruation, do not take if pregnant. Make sure you have the right kind, there are over 350 species and they are not all the same. Some are toxic.
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White, multicoloured, crocheted and embroidered skull caps are popular among Muslims across the globe.
The isoBLOX Skull Cap With Impact Protection (L) and the isoBLOX Youth Protective Shirt will be available in late May.
Modi had refused to wear the skull cap during his three-day 'Sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad in 2011.
A lot of musicians shave their heads when they start to lose their hair but I just like the way the skull cap looks and it's become a trademark thing with me now.
Sweepstakes prizes include a Nokia cellular phone, a copy of the game, an autographed picture of Ice T, a Sanity skull cap and a Sanity T-shirt.
NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4Licensing Corporation (OTC Link: FOUR), a majority owner of Pinwrest Development Group, has announced that the isoBLOX Skull Cap With Impact Protection(TM) for youth baseball and softball players will be available exclusively at DICK'S Sporting Goods stores later this month.
AFTER drawing flak from many sections over refusal to wear a skull cap, BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi finally has someone from the Muslim community who sided with him.
ONE WEEK AGO A picture taken on Tuesday of last week of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, right, handing Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet his skull cap after the wind blew it off as they walk in St.
The horse knocked his skull cap off, which is why he got the blow.
The pontiff took off his white skull cap to stop it blowing away in the wind as he boarded the same gondola used by his predecessor John Paul II.
He then faced Stoke City, for his second game, wearing a black skull cap to protect the wound.
POLICE are investigating after a Jewish man was punched and had his skull cap removed in a racist attack in Llandudno.