Whole Plant Tinctures: St Joan's/John'sWort


St Joan's (John's) Wort/ Hypericum perforatum.

A well known antidepressant, Hypericum is also often used to prevent and treat herpes outbreaks and other skin irritations; in addition to providing pain relief and improving mood.

I harvest the fresh flowers and make the infusion using 80 proof vodka. (I typically use 100 proof, but felt this particular container of vodka was too perfect for a tincture that helps the brain.)

The process takes at least 6 weeks. Tinctures have a shelf life of a several years or more.

Available in 1oz and 2oz glass bottles.


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