As the season peaks, we're packing so many of these lovely flowers into oil—this product is quite amazing to work with, as the buds exude their red essence in a matter of days, deepening as the weeks go by!
David Winston writes:
Firmly entrenched in the public’s mind as the “depression herb,” Hypericum has a multitude of other uses. Hypericum has long been known as a trophorestorative to the nerves and nerve tissue. It is effective for treating nerve pain; peripheral neuropathies, Reynaud’s disease, phantom limb pain, head trauma, and minor spinal injuries...
Little Known Uses of Common Medicinal Plants:
St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)