Botanical name: Hypericum perforatum.
Native to: Europe, Western Asia and Northern Africa
Contraindications: Consult with your doctor if already taking other medication.
Actions: Anti-depressant, sedative and antispasmodic to help calm nerves, depression and anxiety. Anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties can aid wound healing, and may aid overcoming the flu, herpes, hepatitis B and C.
Description: Best known for its restorative action on nerves and its anti-depressant quality. It
is thought to aid sleeping and uplift the spirit, as well as aiding with a variety of conditions, including depression, anxiety, exhaustion and mood disorders. Research has noted its ability to help with the treatment of depression.
Due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties, it can be used externally to aid the healing of wounds, bruises, burns, varicose veins, toothaches and shingles. Its anti-viral properties seem to be particularly effective against the flu, herpes and hepatitis B and C.
St John’s Wort has often been combined with nettle, ashwagandha, chamomile, white willow bark and peppermint to aid pain and inflammation.
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