The herb St John’s wort contains hiperitsin, resinous substances, tannins, essential oils and others.
The name Hypericum comes from Greek, meaning “health.” Traditionally the herb is drunk to relieve the digestive system inflammations – gastritis, ulcer, hiperatsiditet. The herb is one of the best in case of anti-depression psychovegetative disorders, states of anxiety, depressed mood. St John’s wort tea soothes the nervous system and stimulates the blood supply to the brain.
Directions for use: Put 2 soup-spoons dried and shaded flower and leaves of the herb in 400 ml boiling water. Boil 5 minutes. It has to stay 30 minutes in room temperature (150- 200С). Filter the tea through gauze. Durability of the extract is 12 hours on condition that it is stored in a refrigerator, in temperature from 20 to 80С without freezing.
It has to be taken 3 times per day before meals, at least 3 weeks. In case of a long lasting usage, on every fifth day you have to take a break of 5-7 days.
Do not use St John’s wort if you have increased sensitivity to UV-light (photosensitivity) during pregnancy and lactation, together with products for HIV treatment – infection, migraine, antidepressants, cyclosporin.
If you are taking contraceptive tablets must also use additional methods of contraception, because St John’s wort infusion reduces the effectiveness of contraception and pregnancy may occur.
Ingredients: St John’s wort (Hyperici herba) – 100%.