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Colon and Rectal Cancer 

American Scullcap; Blue Pimpernel; Common Scullcap; Helmet Flower; Hoodwort; Mad-Dog Weed; Quaker Bonnet; Scutellaria la... 

Cancer of the colon or rectum is often called colorectal cancer. The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Tumors found in the colon or rectum may be benign (noncancerous) growths of tissue (polyps) or malignant cancerous growths of tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.

Scutellaria lateriflora L. (family Lamiaceae) DESCRIPTION: An erect perennial reaching a height of about two feet with two-lipped, brightly colored flowers. RANGE: Grows in wet places in Canada and the northern and eastern United States. APPLICATION: Scullcap has long been reputed to have tonic, tranquilizing, and antispasmodic effects. As recently as 1990 it was praised for its supposed beneficial effects on the nervous system. ...


Colorectal Cancer as related to Scullcap