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Common Name: Barbed Skullcap
Scutellaria barbata is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.45 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea.
Fertile and moist areas along the margins of rice paddy fields, streamsides and wet grasslands to 2,000 metres[
Used as a detoxicant, mainly in the treatment of certain types of cancer, liver diseases, pharyngitis and poisonous bites[
Depurative, diuretic, febrifuge[
The juice of the plant is applied to wounds[