genus Scutellaria


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Noun1.genus Scutellaria - an asterid dicot genus that includes the skullcapsgenus Scutellaria - an asterid dicot genus that includes the skullcaps
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
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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.
The genus Scutellaria has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of fever, cough, inflammation, dysentery, jaundice and hypertension (Zuo 2002).
Aim of this study: Within the genus Scutellaria various species are used in different folk medicines throughout Asia.