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St. John’s Wort
A shrub plant with clusters of yellow flowers that have oval, elongate petals. Only the flowers and leaves are used for medicinal purposes which contain hype ricin and pseudohypericin compounds and essential oils. 

It shouldn’t be taken 1 week prior surgery or 1 month after surgery and may react with other medicines.
Do not take if pregnant one week before or one month after surgery. 

If you have light skin and taking it often or in large doses should be particularly careful about skin sun exposure. It also can cause in some people stomach upset, hives or other skin rash, fatigue, restlessness, headache, dry mouth, and feelings of dizziness. 

Medical Uses
Burns and Scalds treatment: Apply the Plants Oil Extract to the skin. An ideal mix that can be used on babies’ skin is adding 2-3 drops of orange, mandarin or lemon oil extract to 10 drops of St Johns Wort Oil. 
Inflammation of the veins, varicose veins and thrombosis treatment: Combining with other herbs like Yarrow and Arnica root and drink as a standard infusion tea. 

Treatment of Depression: Take an infusion tea when needed. 

Ear pain from an ear infection: Make a combination ear drop from equal parts of St Johns Wort, Garlic oil, Mullin Flower oil and calendula and 1 drop to each infected ear of either an adult or children over age of 6. 
General Infusion tea: Pour one cup of boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried herb and steep for 10 minutes. Drink up to 2 cups per day for four to six weeks.

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