Lamiaceae Scutellaria lateriflora L.

Blue Skullcap

Cherokee - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 56

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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: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of roots taken as an emetic to expel the afterbirth.

RECRD: 95043 id: 37594