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Hypericum perforatum/St. Johnswort

Hypericum perforatum is sometimes called “common St John’s wort”

St. John’s wort Medicinal Properties

St. John’s Wort is a tonic for the whole body. It is a gentle rather than a cathartic cleansing remedy that improves overall function and tone of the vital body systems. 378 more words


St John's Wort

Orange is the new pink

St John’s Wort – fermentation dyeing, no mordants used
Normally I get old rose, this summer pinkish orange
or is it orangish pink? 11 more words

Midsummer Herbs - St John's Wort

Late July brings quite a glut of herbs to harvest, including many of the more sun loving plants that make superb infused oils.  In this particular case, a warm July morning saw me out rummaging in the garden, gathering in handfuls of the sunny yellow flowers of St John’s Wort, with its characteristic pollen that stained my fingers red after a short while.  751 more words

Hedgerow Musings

Great Mullein is no longer...

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Summer seems to be whistling past and the grasses and many flowers are setting seed now. This seems to have happened earlier this year, perhaps because of the good weather. 361 more words