Skullcap Root is the dried root of Scutellaria baicalensis
Georgi (Fam. Labiatae).
To remove damp-heat,
to quench fire and counteract toxicity, to arrest bleeding
and to prevent abortion.
Discomfort in the chest, nausea and vomiting in eidemic
febrile diseases caused by damp-heat or summer-heat; feeling
of stuffiness in the abdomen, acute dysentery of jaundice
caused by damp-heat; cough due to heat in the lung; high fever
with dire thirst; spitting of blood and epistaxis due to heat
in blood; carbuncles and sores; threatened abortion.