St. John’s Wort Oil
St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum, also known as Binbirdelik Otu, Yara Otu, Kanotu, is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows in Turkey widely. The flowers bloom between May and September. .
St. John’s wort is one of the most important medicinal plants. The value of Hypericum plants has been mainly attributed to the phytochemicals, namely naphthodianthrones, acylphloroglucinol derivatives, flavonoids, alkanes, tannins, xanthones and essential oils they possess. Hypericum perforatum extracts have antiviral, antioxidant, antifungal, antimicrobial, anticonvulsant, cytotoxic and wound healing activities. For many years, extracts have been used in the treatment of depressive disorders. They have quite beneficial effects for preventing and treating many serious diseases such as cancer [2-3].
St John’s Wort macerated oil can be used alone or blended with your other favorite base oil.
This oil is suitable for all skin types, ideally suitable for dry, sensitive, irritated or inflamed skins.
Used topically, St John’s Wort macerated oil helps keep the skin soft and supple. It facilitates wound healing and exhibits anti-inflammatory properties. It is helpful for easing unwanted muscle spasms.
Gently massage the affected area with the tips of your fingers. It nourishes and hydrates the skin. St. John’s Wort oil rejuvenates the skin, reduces swelling and inflammation
Use St. John’s Wort oil as a base oil in massage mixtures to relieve muscle and joint pain.
Warning & Safety Requirements:
Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.