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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Scutellaria barbata  listen  (skoo-tuh-LAYR-ee-uh bar-BAY-tuh)

  An herb that belongs to a group of herbs named the Scutellaria species or scullcap. Both the root and the above-ground part have been used to make herbal medicines. The root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat lung cancer and other medical problems.