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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

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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Recent research has indicated that skullcap may play an important part in reducing addiction to barbiturates and alcohol.
He took the skullcap from him and compared it in size with the one he had.
A video of the drill shows five policemen holding three dummy terrorists who are wearing skullcaps.
The placebo capsules contained 350mg of freeze dried Urtica dioca folia as this has no known effect on the CNS, yet is similar in appearance and smell to skullcap.
Buhner names 14 plants, including Chinese skullcap, licorice, elder, ginger, and rhodiola, that are also neuraminidase inhibitors.
As the pope's vehicle passed them they held out the skullcap, which had a note inside that read "Boston College loves our Jesuit Pope
I do research for this period of history and I guarantee that there is no document which reads that Goce Delcev wore a skullcap.
The central celebration of Kosovo's independence is taking place tonight at the Albanian Theater in Skopje with an event called "The Day of the Skullcap," to be attended by senior officials from Albania and Kosovo.
After the samples dried, all of them, including the control which contained no gelatin, were randomly dipped in a 10% aqueous bovine gelatin solution that contained selected natural antioxidants in a range of concentrations, including 0%, 10%, 20% and 30% concentrations of rosemary, skullcap and L-ascorbic acid.
c) Baical skullcap enhances REM which increases dreaming
23 -- I do not know what the cultured political stalwarts of the BJP have to say about it, but Narendra Modi, Gujarat's chief minister, let a great opportunity slip when he turned down a Muslim skullcap and a keffiyah, a traditional tussled kerchief, offered to him as mementos recently.
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