This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Scutellaria, Skullcap. A mild nervine antispasmodic, in 30 to 60 I. doses of the fluidextract. Little can be expected of it except in functional disorders. It is a sedative useful in functional "nervousness" and mild hysteria.