Steam distillation of the flowers
Sweet, herbaceous, warm aroma
Analgesic – great for headaches
Blends well with cedar, clary sage, helichrysum, lavender, Roman chamomile, rosemary and vetiver. 42 more words
With one out of every 10 American adults actively taking an antidepressant, the need to promote mental health through natural means has never been greater. A healthy, organic diet and regular exercise are critical for laying the foundation of healthy living. 1,327 more words
Hypericum perforatum L. (Hypericaceae) (previously classified under the Clusiaceae) (common St. John’s Wort, HYPE) has a century’s old reputation for its medicinal uses and is best known as a treatment for mild to moderate depression. 899 more words
What is St John’s Wort?
Extracts of Hypericum perforatum L. (St John’s wort) are now successfully competing for status as a standard antidepressant therapy. Because of this, great effort has been devoted to identifying the active antidepressant compounds in the extract. 513 more words