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St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

st johns wortSt. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a perennial herb with lovely yellow blossoms, indigenous to Europe, the Middle East, Russia, China, India and North America. It has been known and used for more than two millenia for a variety of St John’s Wort benefits and therapeutic properties. The plant received its name after St. John the Baptist as it is believed to blossom in the late June, on the birthday of the saint. In Ancient Greece, the blossoms of the plant were used to ward off evil spirits, etc. (more…)