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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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Meanwhile, President Reuven Rivlin of Israel on Sunday said he was "shocked" over Klein's remarks which stressed that wearing a skullcap may not be safe for Jews in parts of the country, urging the government in Berlin not to accept this situation.
Now that skullcap will go on display at the Jewish Museum of Berlin in an effort by museum officials to respond in a more timely way to those events influencing contemporary life.
Local shopkeepers said, the family members of the Haj pilgrims who are about to return from pilgrimage soon are looking for the Pakistani prayer rug and skullcaps and other clothing items to distribute among their beloved ones.
He said the idea of trading skullcaps was a suggestion from a priest friend while they were having lunch.
A video of the drill shows five policemen holding three dummy terrorists who are wearing skullcaps.
"Different designs and vivid colours are driving the sales of the skullcaps, which are the most popular product this season," Zahid Ahmad of ZS Cap House opposite Gate No.
The genus Scutellaria (skullcap) is named from the Latin scutella, a small dish or shield, in allusion to a dish-like protrusion of the calyx (Diggs et al.
DEIR ABU MESHAL, Occupied West Bank: Of all the cottage industries you might expect to find in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the Palestinian crocheting of Jewish skullcaps may seem one of the oddest.
Summary: Of all the cottage industries you might expect to find in the Israeli- occupied West Bank, the crocheting of Jewish skullcaps by Palestinian hands seems one of the oddest.
THE Northern Racing College is making an appeal for spare racing tack - saddles, weight cloths, breeches, boots, whips and skullcaps - that will help bring aspects of the sport closer to youngsters at events the college attends.
A short while later, he opened fire at two men wearing kippas, the Jewish religious skullcaps, after they asked him for cigarettes.
An HPLC method for simultaneous determination of 12 marker compounds in American and Baikal skullcaps has been developed and validated.