scutellaria

noun

scu·​tel·​lar·​ia ˌsk(y)üt-ə-ˈlar-ē-ə How to pronounce scutellaria (audio)
1
capitalized : a very large widely distributed genus of herbs of the mint family (Labiatae)
2
: the dried aboveground portion of a plant of the genus Scutellaria (S. lateriflora) used especially formerly as a bitter tonic, antispasmodic, and stomachic

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“Scutellaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scutellaria. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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