Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum
Components: This plant produces yellow flowers that bloom around June 24th, St. John’s Day on the Christian calendar.
Overview: St. John’s Wort is known for its ability to treat depression, improve mood, and relieve anxiety. It also has antibacterial properties and helps fight inflammation that lies at the root of many diseases. Applied topically, it relives symptoms associated with minor wounds and skin irritations.
Uses: Traditionally used as a tea, may also be encapsulated.