Traditionally a healing herb, people are still seeking out the benefits of St. John’s wort.
People have known about the benefits of St. John's wort throughout history. It was traditionally used as a vulnerary (wound healer), and more recently has been used for its anti-depressant and sedative qualities.
Illustration courtesy The Chelsea Physic Garden
“Herbal” by Deni Bown is an illustrated collection of 150 essential herbs for modern living.