St. John's wort has a variety and many useful properties. Helps the body with inflammatory diseases of the digestive system and has a beneficial effect on depression, exhaustion and more.
St John's wort
Hypericum perforatum L.
Other names: common Saint John's wort, perforate St John's-wort
Perennial herb, highly branched, nose, high 30-100 cm. The leaves are opposite, without stems, oval-elliptical, 1-3 cm long. The flowers are yellow, collected at the top of the stem in the inflorescence. The stomachs are many, basically clothed in 3 bundles. The fruit is a three-lane box. Blooms May - September.
It grows all over Bulgaria in grassy places, in bushes and clearings and in fields. There are about 22 species of St. John's wort in Bulgaria.
The aboveground part is collected at the beginning or during flowering by cutting the leafy stems with flowers and buds about 20 cm from the top. Blooming stalks should not be collected.
St. John's wort - dried stalk
Application: as an aid in menstrual disorders, ulcers, gastritis, colitis, etc.
Method of preparation: 1 tablespoon of the herb is boiled for 3 minutes in 500 ml of hot water. Strain and drink in 3 equal portions the day before meals.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to St. John's wort; pregnancy and lactation; concomitant treatment with other oral medications (for the treatment of HIV infection, for the treatment of migraine, antidepressants, cyclosporine, products that cause hypersensitivity of the skin to light); with increased sensitivity to UV rays (photosensitivity). Do not use for more than 3-6 months without consulting a doctor. Do not take by children under 12 years. Reactions such as gastrointestinal disturbances, fatigue, headache, photosensitivity are possible. If you are taking birth control pills, you should be aware that irregular bleeding may occur.
You should also use additional methods of contraception, as St. John's wort reduces the effectiveness of contraceptives and pregnancy can occur. St. John's wort may reduce the effectiveness of some medicines when taken at the same time.
Pharmacodynamic interactions have also been observed with certain drugs for the treatment of depression, as well as with triptans - for the treatment of migraine. Due to the increased risk of side effects associated with these interactions, the product should not be used concomitantly with these drugs ( effects may be enhanced).
Packing: 50 g