St. John’s Wort

Botanical NameHypericum perforatum
Botanical familyClusiaceae
MethodComplete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant partFlowering aerial parts
Appearanceclear mobile liquid
Colorcolorless to very pale yellow
Ordersweet vegetal, suave at the start, with light notes of earth and resin in the background
Biochemical compositionof the essential oilMonoterpenes: alpha-pinene, beta-pinene , myrcene, alpha-thujene
Sesquiterpenes: germacrene D, beta-caryophyllene
Aliphatic compounds: methyl-2-octane
Therapeutic properties1. Suppress inflammation (especially mucous membranes)
2. Local anti-infection (urinary system)
3. Antibacterial and antifungal (reproductive system)
4. Anti-trauma, strengthen pineal gland
Main therapeutic indications1. Gastritis, duodenal ulcer, spastic enteritis
2. Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, Prostatitis
3. Vaginitis, endometritis, uterine congestion and inflammation
4. Psychological trauma (sequelae of the event), slowing down the calcification of the pineal gland

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