Applications:Astringent/Sedative/Antidepressant/Antispasmodic/Pain Reliever/Antiviral/Bile stimulant
St. John's Wort is primarily used as an anti-depressant.
Depression: St. John's worth can be used to improve depression.
Women's Health: St. John's wort can be used to treat menopausal symptoms such as fatigue, and hot flashes.
Tonic: St. John's wort can be used to help keep the liver and gallbladder in good health.
Anxiety: St. John's wort can be used to battle feelings of anxiety and insomnia.
Antispasmodic: Oil of St. John's wort may be used to treat pain from cramps.
Skin: St. John's wort oil may be used to treat burns and wounds.
Digestive system: St. John's wort may be used to treat ulcers and intestinal or stomach inflammation.
Infection: St. John's wort is an antiviral and anti-inflammatory that can be used to combat illness.
Description: St. John's wort is a plant that grows natively in Europe, particularly Great Britain. It is a perennial plant that grows as tall as 3 feet. It has dark green leaves and stems and bright yellow flowers.
Dosage: As an infusion, take 100 ml daily for digestion.
As a tincture, take 1/2 tsp with water 3 times daily.
As a cream, apply to skin for cramp relief.
As infused oil, rub onto skin irritations, wounds, and burns.
Safety: St. John's wort may cause light sensitivity. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of any herb.