St. John's Wort Essential Oil (Hypericum perforatum)
St. John's Wort may also be referred to as goatweed or Klamath weed. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the flowers.
- Aroma Description:
- Common Name(s): goatweed or Klamath weed
- Botanical Family: Hypericaceae
- Botanical Genus: Hypericum
- Chemical Family: Monoterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Indigenous Country: France
- Cultivation: Distiller is Certified Organic
- Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
- Part Typically Used: Flowers
- Shelf Life: 4 -5 years
- Ethically and sustainably sourced
Benefits & Uses
Therapeutic Benefits of St. John's Wort:
Analgesic Anti-allergenic Anti-anxiety Anti-depressant Anti-fungal Anti-inflammatory Anti-spasmodic Anti-viral Astringent Cicatrisant CNS sedative Cooling Immuno-stimulant Nervine Wound healing
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities
Energetics and Chakras Qualites of St. John's Wort:
3rd Chakra - Personal Power 4th Chakra - Unconditional Love 6th Chakra - Perspective Clarity Meditative Protective Uplifting
St. John's Wort Articles or Publications:
- PubMed: Levels of some microelements and essential heavy metals in herbal teas in Serbia.
- PubMed: Hypericum perforatum hydroxyalkylpyrone synthase involved in sporopollenin biosynthesis - phylogeny, site-directed mutagenesis, and expression in nonanther tissues.
- PubMed: Effect of St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) on obesity, lipid metabolism and uterine epithelial proliferation in ovariectomized rats.
- PubMed: Computational identification of conserved microRNAs and their putative targets in the Hypericum perforatum L. flower transcriptome.
- PubMed: Isolation of Cronobacter sakazakii from different herbal teas.
- PubMed: A comparative study on the effects of Hypericum Perforatum and passion flower on the menopausal symptoms of women referring to Isfahan city health care centers.
- PubMed: Pharmacological studies in an herbal drug combination of St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) and passion flower (Passiflora incarnata): in vitro and in vivo evidence of synergy between Hypericum and Passiflora in antidepressant pharmacological models.
- PubMed: Optimization of protein extraction from Hypericum perforatum tissues and immunoblotting detection of Hyp-1 at different stages of leaf development.
- PubMed: Octaketide-producing type III polyketide synthase from Hypericum perforatum is expressed in dark glands accumulating hypericins.
- PubMed: Molecular cloning and tissue-specific expression of two cDNAs encoding polyketide synthases from Hypericum perforatum.
- PubMed: Cytotoxic activity of Hypericum perforatum L. on K562 erythroleukemic cells: differential effects between methanolic extract and hypericin.
- PubMed: Mammalian neurohormones: potential significance in reproductive physiology of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L.)?
- PubMed: An in vitro and hydroponic growing system for hypericin, pseudohypericin, and hyperforin production of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum CV new stem).
- PubMed: Determination of St. John's wort components in dietary supplements and functional foods by liquid chromatography.
- PubMed: [Metabolic effects and drug interactions provoked by certain vegetables: grapefruit, St. John's wort and garlic].
- PubMed: Supercritical fluid extraction and high-performance liquid chromatographic determination of phloroglucinols in St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum L.).
- PubMed: Quantitative changes of dianthrones, hyperforin and flavonoids content in the flower ontogenesis of Hypericum perforatum.
- PubMed: Simultaneous determination of the predominant hyperforins and hypericins in St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) by liquid chromatography.
- PubMed: Inhibition of benzodiazepine binding in vitro by amentoflavone, a constituent of various species of Hypericum.