St. John's Wort Oil
| ||Botanical Name ||: ||Hypericum Perforatum |
| ||Common Name ||: ||Klamath weed, Tipton's weed |
| ||CAS # ||: ||68917-49-7 |
| ||Plant Parts Used ||: ||Flowers |
| ||Extraction Method ||: ||Steam Distillation |
| ||Color & Odor ||: ||Brownish reddish oil with floral, characteristics odor |
It is a plant that is commonly called just St. John's Wort. The herb is a European perennial herb with serrated or perforated leaves. Constituents & Specifications :
Glycosides (including a red pigment, hypericin), flavonoids, tannins, resin, volatile oil Properties :
Anti depressant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, restorative, rubefacient, adrenal cortex stimulant as well as stimulant to the circulation and nervous system. Benefits & Uses :
- It is used topically for bruises, neuralgia, sciatica, inflamed nerves, and sunburn. Ironically skin.
- St. John’s wort essential oil is used as antidepressant treatment
- The natural essential oil is effective in fighting the depression and anxiety.
- The use of St. John’s wort oil also helps you to avoid the side effects of the anti-depressants.