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Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora)

skullcap benefitsSkullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora), or hoodwood, blue skullcap, mad-dog skullcap, etc., is a perennial herb which grows throughout the United States and Europe. It can be found on the roadsides, fields, meadows, wet ditches or forests – in any sort of shady and moist environment. It is a member of mint family. The herb has very beautiful blue flowers which usually appear not on the top but all along the stem of the herb. The flowers bloom during the period from May to August, and it is the best time to pick this medicinal herb as well. (more…)