Hypericum Perforatum L.
Named after St. John, the Baptist mainly because the admirable flowers of this plant were said to bloom initially around 24th June when the birthday of St. John is celebrated, this herb is a member of the Guttiferae plant family.
St. John’s Wort Oil is made by infusing the herb in a mixture of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Jojoba Oil. 20% dry herb/L of oil (i.e., 200 g herb per 1000 ml of oil).
Skin: The flavonoids and hypericin compounds in this oil assists in reducing the burning and itching sensation while alleviating inflammation. You can also add few drops of this oil to any of your skin care creams or lotions and apply it directly on the affected area to treat both external and internal hemorrhoids. It can also be applied to sunburns to improve recovery times, varicose veins, and on bee stings.
Mind: The cooling and moisturizing energies of this oil aids in treating anxiety, social phobia, Obsessive compulsive disorder, stomach inflammation, smoking cessation, nervous pain, insomnia, sciatica, dysentery, pulmonary complaints, elimination of toxins in the body, bed-wetting, peptic ulcers and many other health disorders.
Body: The anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties of St. John’s Wort essential oil makes it an ideal remedy for treating muscular pains, bruises, sores, sprains, tennis elbow, nervous afflictions, stiff achy joints, varicose veins and burns.
Product Color: Yellow to dark brown liquid
Caution: St. John's Wort Oil may cause photosensitivity. Users should avoid direct sunlight after application.