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St. Johns Wort Hydrosol

St. Johns Wort Hydrosol
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code: 10097


2 oz and 4 oz sizes are sold in colored glass bottles with a spritzer cap; the 8 oz size is sold in a colored bottle with a polycone cap.
Latin Binomial: Hypericum perforatum
Plant Part: Aerial Part
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Growing Practice: Ethical
Country of Origin: Canada

BioChemical Class: Sesquiterpene

As in herb form St. Johns Wort Hydrosol is helpful to depression, but should not be used in combination with medication for this problem. Good in regular use (diluted and drank daily) for seasonal affective disorder. Helpful to digestion with slight laxative quality. Also excellent in skin care topically. A must have for everyone's hydrosol first aid kit.
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Refrigerate when not in use.

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review rates Hypericum extract and oil as a "Cosmetic ingredient with insufficient data to support safety." Issues include potential for photosensitization, dermal sensitivity and irritation, and ocular irritation.

The information provided on these pages is not a substitute for necessary medical care, nor intended as medical advice. Always keep hydrosols tightly closed, refrigerated, and out of reach of children. If redness or irritation occurs when applied to the skin, stop using immediately and contact your health provider if necessary.