skullcap


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Related to skullcap: Passion flower, Scutellaria lateriflora

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

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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To date, the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program has published five extensively peer-reviewed and referenced articles on the history of adulteration, the adulteration of the herbs black cohosh and skullcap, adulteration of bilberry fruit extract, and so-called "grapefruit seed extract.
A guard took the skullcap from the junior philosophy majors at the Jesuit university.
Mature scutella of 40 Drummond's skullcap prior to and after a precipitation event during the field experiment.
This study was conducted to investigate the effect of dietary domestic Skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis) extracts (SCE) on laying performance and egg quality in laying hens.
Yarmulka - a skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer)
Sam threw his skullcap to the ground when he stumbled off; his head wasn't inside it, which was fair enough.
Six Palestinian skullcap dealers distribute the wool, needles and the models to women in this village and 10 neighboring villages.
subway ad that appeared on YouTube featuring a bobble-head pope with a red, rather than white, skullcap (Washington Post, April 10, 2008)
In addition, the product features an herbal blend that consists of boswellia, skullcap, hops, sea cucumber and passion flower.
The kit includes lemon balm and skullcap formula, which is taken in droplet form a few times a day.
Steve Fredericks said he once caught Bain wearing a helmet decorated with a silhouette of a dirt biker, then another time spotted him wearing a skullcap under his helmet, with the skullcap tails hanging out the back.