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St John's Wort

St John’s Wort – Hypericum perforatum a herbaceous perennial plant native to Eurasia. The plant has reddish stems with narrow oblong leaves with scattered small translucent dots. The flowers are yellow with five petals speckled with black. It gets its name from the timing of its blooms which appear in late June when it is harvested in time for St John’s Feast Day on 24th June. Traditionally the herb was hung up in houses and stable doors during the feast to ward off evil spirits and safeguard people and livestock from sickness and harm. It has been used in herbalism for centuries.

Plant extract benefits are:

  • Calming
  • Astringent
  • Regenerative

St John’s Wort is an ingredient in the following products:






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