St. John’s Wort
$1.35 – $2.70
Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum
Hypericum perforatum is an herbaceous perennial that grows wild along roadsides and in disturbed meadows. Native to Europe, Saint John’s wort has naturalized in temperate climates around the globe. St. John’s wort has a long history of use in traditional Western herbal practices. Typical preparations include steeping as tea, oil infusion, and extract.
St. John's Wort helps promote a healthy mood and emotional balance. Considered a holy herb, St. John's wort was employed for a number of folkloric uses during the Middle Ages. It was once believed that the herb helped to protect people from curses, demons, and lightning.