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Scutellaria lateriflora

Skullcap, The Tranquilizing Herb

Skullcap, botanically known as scutellaria lateriflora, is a flowering, perennial herb native to North America. The plant, also known as blue skullcap, American skullcap, and mad-dog skullcap, belongs to the mint family. It originated from North America and unlike other mint species, thrives in marshes and damp areas. The plant’s English name is derived from the resemblance of its flowers to helmets donned by European soldiers. Continue reading [...]