Lamiaceae Scutellaria lateriflora L.

Blue Skullcap

Cherokee - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 55

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Scientific name: Scutellaria lateriflora L.
USDA symbol: SCLA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blue Skullcap
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of root used for monthly period.

RECRD: 95040 id: 37591